Welcome to the Abraham Lincoln Association
The Abraham Lincoln Association observes each anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth; preserves landmarks associated with his life; and aids and promotes Abraham Lincoln’s life and legacy.
Founded in 1908 to spearhead national celebrations of Lincoln’s 100th birthday, the ALA remains the nation’s oldest and largest Lincoln organization. The ALA continues commemorating Lincoln’s birthday, hosting distinguished speakers, and presenting an annual symposium featuring leading Lincoln scholars.
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The Abraham Lincoln Association perpetuates the history and legacy of Abraham Lincoln through journals, accurate research, and other educational outreach.
“Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, can not long retain it.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln -Volume III, "Letter To Henry L. Pierce and Others" (April 6, 1859), p. 376.
Check out video and images below of some past ALA events, all designed to preserve documentation and encourage study of Abraham Lincoln's complex legacy and life.
The ALA launched a fund drive to design, construct, landscape, and furnish an accurate replica there of the original one-and-a-half-story, six-room Lincoln family dwelling.
2020 Symposium and Banquet
The Abraham Lincoln Association successfully concluded its events celebrating Lincoln’s 211th birthday. Click here for pictures from the successful event.
UIS Lincoln Studies Resolution
Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Abraham Lincoln Association (May 4, 2016)
Iles House Videos
Abraham Lincoln Essay Contest Winners Read Their Compositions, Fireside Chats & Porchside Chats.