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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Restoration Work Day

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) mulched cut honeysuckle in the park so we are putting mulch on trails to make them more enjoyable to hike. Please wear gloves […]

Lincoln Cottage to be Rebuilt

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 […]

Lincoln Log Podcast Launches

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, […]