Bring a friend to Bourbon & Bluegrass

Our biggest, most rollicking fundraiser of the year, Bourbon & Bluegrass, will return the weekend of May 20 & 21 with a fabulous line-up that includes Grammy-winner Dom Flemons, delicious food, specialty drinks, lawn games, preservation tours of the Cottage, beard trimming and more!
This Bourbon & Bluegrass has something for everyone. You do NOT want to miss it!

Tickets here!

The Brave Ideas Game Will Make You a Better Citizen

The long-awaited Brave Ideas Game has arrived in our store and is available for purchase for your favorite classroom. The game was created by our Education team and our Teacher in Residence and encourages students to address real-world issues creatively, and to build on one another’s ideas. Although it was designed with upper elementary and middle schoolers in mind, the Brave Ideas Game is fun and engaging for players of all ages.

Purchase here.

President Lincoln’s Cottage in the News

  • The National Trust for Historic Preservation featured a story on our Brave Ideas game on their website.
  • The Washington Post previewed Bourbon & Bluegrass in the print weekend section.
  • Washingtonian promoted our Landscape Beautification Day as a top way to commemorate Earth Day.
  • Preservation Magazine had a print feature on our recent installation, Create to Free Yourselves.
  • Know Insiders gave the Cottage prominent placement in a list of the best cities to visit in the US.


Support our educational programs, preservation efforts and public events by making a contribution to President Lincoln’s Cottage. Donate online today.