To observe each anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln; to preserve and make more readily accessible the landmarks associated with his life; and to actively encourage, promote and aid the collection and dissemination of authentic information regarding all phases of his life and career

Upcoming Events

Lincoln Legacy Lecture 2014

October 16, 2014  7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

University of Illinois Springfield

Brookens Auditorium

Live Webcast Available at

Opening remarks by Moderator, Dr. Michael Burlingame, Chancellor Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies, UIS

Why Lincoln was Murdered

Two speakers:

James L. Swanson, Senior Legal Scholar, The Heritage Foundation

"I give you my sprig of lilac": The Death and Funeral of Abraham Lincoln

Dr. Richard Wightman Fox, Professor of History, USC

What We've Forgotten about Lincoln's Funeral and What We've Never Known

event co-sponsored by The Abraham Lincoln Association

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