President Abraham Lincoln

President Abraham Lincoln visiting soldiers encamped at the Civil War battlefield of Antietam in Maryland. (credit: Rischgitz/Getty Images)

Willard Hotel to Unveil Portraits of Lincoln in D.C.

Two new portraits of President Abraham Lincoln and his family are being unveiled at a Washington hotel ahead of the 150th anniversary next year of Lincoln’s assassination.


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Virginia To Be Backdrop For Another Lincoln Film

Central Virginia is again the backdrop for a film focusing on President Abraham Lincoln.


Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Marks 150th Anniversary Of Land-Grant Colleges Creation Signed By Lincoln

In the midst of an all-consuming Civil War 150 years ago, Congress was able to pass legislation that would transform higher education.