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LINCOLN BOYHOOD ANNOUNCES CHANGES IN HOURS OF OPERATION

As the 2014 summer season begins to wind down, Lincoln Boyhood National

Memorial will be making some changes in its operations.Beginning Sunday, August 10, the

living historical farm will be unstaffed on Sundays and Mondays; personnel will be on site

Wednesday-Saturday until September 27, which will be the last day of operations at the

Lincoln Living Historical Farm for the 2014 season. The farm will be staffed on Labor Day

weekend.Additionally, beginning on Sunday, October 5, the hours of operation for the

Memorial Visitor Center will change.On Mondays and Tuesdays, it will be open from 7:00am

to 3:00pm Central time.On Wednesday-Sunday, it will be open from 8:00am to 4:00pm

Central time.These hours will be in effect until spring 2015.

Did You Know?

Civil War Veteran visiting the gravesite of Nancy Hanks Lincoln

In 1868, a Civil War veteran named William Q. Corbin visited the boyhood home of his former commander-in-chief. Corbin was dismayed by the unkempt appearance of Nancy Hanks Lincoln’s gravesite and wrote a poem. It was among the first known public accounts of the grave’s condition.