Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission: The United States Congress established this commission to plan and carry out activities to honor Abraham Lincoln on the bicentennial anniversary of Lincoln's birth. The Commission’s website contains a wealth of information about Bicentennial events and places throughout the country. http://www.abrahamlincoln200.org/
Abraham Lincoln Association: The association was organized in 1908 to encourage, promote, and aid the collection and dissemination of authentic information regarding all phases of Lincoln’s life and career. This site contains information about news, events, and activities related to the Abraham Lincoln Association, as well as educational materials for teachers.
Abraham Lincoln Online: This is a very comprehensive online Lincoln site.
Beyond the Log Cabin - Kentucy Historical Society's Exhibitions: This site explores the complex relationship between Lincoln and his native state, and features unique artifacts gathered from collections across the nation.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History: Among its treasures are nearly 500 Lincoln manuscripts, including military orders, letters from his legal career, notes for seminal speeches given during the Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858, Civil War correspondence and rare, signed copies of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment. Images and transcripts can be seen at the Collection’s online catalog: www.gilderlehrman.org/search/index.php. Explore the Institute’s website for multimedia resources, lesson plans, documents and additional historical materials, programs, and events related to Abraham Lincoln. D ownload podcasts of lectures by eminent historians on Lincoln and his era.
Illinois Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission
Indiana Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial
Kentucky Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commision
President Lincoln's Cottage
Springfield, Illinois Lincoln events calendar
Abraham Lincoln Research Site
Historic Places Commemorating the Chief Executives of the United States: This book contains information and illustrations of the lives of the presidents of the United States as well as the historic buildings associated with them.
Abraham Lincoln: From His Own Words and Contemporary Accounts: Edited by Roy Edgar Appleman, this autobiographical accounting was published in 1942 by the National Park Service.
Lincoln's Birthplace -- American Shrine by Roy Edgar Appleman, published in The Regional Review - Vol. 2 No. 2, pg. 21-24: This publication lasted just four short years (1938-1941), however it contained an exceptional array of articles of historical interest by the likes of noted historians such as Herb Kahler, Roy Appleman, and Charles Potter.
Mr. Lincoln's Virtual Library: This site highlights two collections at the Library of Congress that illuminate the life of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865).
Lincoln/Net: This digitization project, sponsored by Northern Illinois University, presents historical materials from Abraham Lincoln's Illinois years (1830-1861), including Lincoln's writings and speeches, as well as other materials and is supplemented by resources from Illinois' early years of statehood (1818-1829).
The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln: In 1953, the Abraham Lincoln Association published The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, a multi-volume set of Lincoln's correspondence, speeches, and other writings.
FOR TEACHERS - Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plans:
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial: Forging Greatness during Lincoln's Youth
Meet the people and learn of events that influenced the development of Abraham Lincoln's character and personality as a youth on the Indiana frontier.
Lincoln Home National Historic Site: A Place of Growth and Memory
Learn how Abraham Lincoln's belief in freedom and democracy, his eloquence, and the support of family and community propelled him to the White House and uplifted him through the turbulent Civil War.
Choices and Commitments: The Soldiers at Gettysburg
Trace the course of this Civil War battle and consider the wrenching personal choices that were made by soldiers on each side, and evaluate Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and its impact in regard to the occasion it was written to commemorate.
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