Being Lincoln: New Exhibit Opens at President Lincoln’s Cottage

“Being Lincoln” explores the world of Lincoln portraying.

August 9, 2010. President Lincoln’s Cottage will open the exhibition, Being Lincoln, on August 21, 2010. On view through July 31, 2011, Being Lincoln will explore the world of Lincoln presenters (those who dress up like Lincoln for public presentations) and will ask visitors to look beyond Lincoln’s iconic image to determine what it means to really be like Lincoln. Visitors will gain insight into the lives of Lincoln presenters and can participate in an interactive program where they will have the opportunity to “Lincoln themselves”. This interactive component will also be available online at Being Lincoln will be on view in the Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center, free of charge, and on opening day Abe and his son Tad will make an appearance!

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