A Milestone Weekend for the ALA in Kalamazoo

On August 26, 2023, the Abraham Lincoln Association (ALA) had the honor of participating in a momentous event in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The occasion? The statue commemorates Abraham Lincoln’s singular visit […]

Cantigny Park Symposium

On Saturday, June 17th, the Abraham Lincoln Association convened a symposium at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Illinois. The symposium delved deep into the escalating use and accessibility of primary, authentic […]

ALA Launches New Website

Springfield, IL – The Abraham Lincoln Association (ALA), the nation’s oldest and largest Lincoln organization, has launched a redesigned website to provide more accessible and comprehensive information about the life […]

2022 Symposium and Banquet

The learning and festivities begin on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 with the Benjamin P. Thomas Symposium at 10:00 a.m. in Springfield.  The Annual Birthday Banquet with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, Jon […]

News and Notes

The Wall Street Journal reviewed An American Marriage and included it in their ‘Best Reviews of July’ roundup. ALA president Michael Burlingame discusses his new book as part of the […]

Attention and High Praise for New Burlingame Book

Abraham Lincoln Association President Michael Burlingame’s most recent book, An American Marriage: The Untold story of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd, was published in June by Pegasus Books and continues […]

Michael Burlingame’s New Book

Michael Burlingame’s new book, An American Marriage: The Untold Story of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd, is now available. It addresses the troubled character of Abraham Lincoln’s wife, Mary, and […]

The Case for Honoring Lincoln

The Illinois State Society of Washington, DC and Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia will offer a new panel discussion titled “The Case for Honoring Lincoln.” Join them as […]