Lincoln Cottage to be Rebuilt

July 6, 2020

The original cottage where Abraham Lincoln and his family lived before it was expanded into what we now call the Lincoln Home will be reconstructed and opened to visitors under an initiative by The Abraham Lincoln Association. The ALA launched a $400,000 fund drive to acquire land in the 600 block of Eighth Street between Edwards and Cook and to design, construct, landscape and furnish an accurate replica there of the original one-and-a-half-story, six-room Lincoln family dwelling. Click here (pdf) for the proposal and more details.

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Lincoln Log Podcast Launches

July 6, 2020

The Abraham Lincoln Association launched its first original podcast, Lincoln Log. The podcast series is hosted by various ALA directors interviewing leading historians and other officials about their stories, research, and wisdom. All podcasts are available for free on the ALA’s website here, through various podcast platforms (including iTunes and Spotify), and also on the ALA’s YouTube channel here.

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2020 ALA Symposium and Banquet

February 17, 2020

We are pleased to provide details of the Benjamin P. Thomas Symposium and the Abraham Lincoln 211th Birthday Banquet.

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Russell Lewis Jr.

April 23, 2019

“The history community has lost a true champion and the ALA has lost a good friend and member of our Board of Directors with the death of Russell Lewis, Jr. We send our condolences to his family.” ~ Bob Willard

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Welcome to The Abraham Lincoln Association

January 10, 2019

Welcome to The Abraham Lincoln Association The Abraham Lincoln Association was organized in 1908 to spearhead the national celebration of Lincoln’s one hundredth birthday. Today the Association continues this tradition by bringing in distinguished speakers to commemorate Lincoln’s birthday, and presents an afternoon Symposium featuring leading Lincoln scholars.

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