Cottage Awarded Victorian Society in America Preservation Award

Award honors the restoration of the Lincoln summer White House and the adaptive reuse of the building that houses the Visitors Center.

July 15, 2009. President Lincoln’s Cottage, a National Trust Historic site located in Washington, D.C., is receiving the Victorian Society in America’s prestigious Preservation Award for the restoration of President Lincoln’s Cottage and its surrounding grounds.  The award, officially presented this morning during a ceremony at President Lincoln’s Cottage, honors the quality of the restoration and the attention to historical detail throughout the Cottage. In addition, the award praises the interactive and interpretative exhibits in the LEED-Gold Certified Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center, an adaptive reuse of the former administrative offices of the Armed Forces Retirement Home. 

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