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September 28, 2020

The Debate that Changed History

ALA President Michael Burlingame addresses the Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858 in a Newsweek op-ed.

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July 6, 2020

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 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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