Lincoln Home National Historic Site Newswire

Lincoln Home National Historic Site Newswire

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  1. History Comes Alive in Springfield this summerRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... Museum, Edwards Place, Elijah Iles House Museum of Springfield History, Lincoln Depot, Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Lincoln Tomb, Old State Capitol and Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon. To see the 2016 schedule go to ...

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  2. There's no joy in Bruce Rauner's SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    ... Umbrella in hand, I left Boone's for Young Mr. Lincoln's old hood, now the 12-acre Lincoln Home National Historic Site. All the houses and yards in this four-block area are meticulously preserved and restored to look as they might have when Abe and ...

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  3. For History Buffs, Drive North to SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | River Front Times

    ... For a more low-tech experience, walk about six blocks on South Seventh Street to the Lincoln Home National Historic Site ( 426 S. 7th Street, 217-492-4241; www.nps.gov/liho ). The double-decker is open for free tours led by friendly National Park ...

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  4. March to Mark Lincoln Funeral Anniversary in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | 101.5 CIL-FM

    ... Site. It marks the 151st anniversary of Lincoln's funeral. The route will go past the Lincoln Home National Historic Site and then to the tomb at Oak Ridge Cemetery. The Old State Capitol Foundation is sponsoring the march. It's open to people who ...

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  5. March to mark Lincoln funeral anniversary in SpringfieldRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... Site. It marks the 151st anniversary of Lincoln's funeral. The route will go past the Lincoln Home National Historic Site and then to the tomb at Oak Ridge Cemetery. The Old State Capitol Foundation is sponsoring the march. It's open to people who ...

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  6. Lincoln Home visitors spent $13.8 million locally in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    – Visitors to the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield spent more than $13.8 million at local businesses in 2015. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reported the figures come from a report released Wednesday by the National ...

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  7. March To Remember Lincoln's FuneralRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A replica of Abraham Lincoln's hearse will lead the way as the anniversary of Lincoln's funeral is marked with a march on May 4. The commemorative march from the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency will begin at the Old State Capitol State Historic Site at 6:15 p.m. on May 4, the 151st anniversary of Lincoln's funeral. The route will take participants past the Lincoln Home National Historic Site and then onto the tomb at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

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  8. Letters: A push to protect Illinoisa open landsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... the Fund has dedicated approximately $213 million to sites in Illinois, including the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield and the Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois. These funds go toward safeguarding our natural resources, ...

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  9. Attendance at Illinois historic sites drops by 7 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ... impact.” Revealing the impact that longer hours of operation can play, the Lincoln Home National Historic Site – maintained by the federal government and open 7 days a week – saw 233,000 visitors in 2015, a 7 percent uptick from ...

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  10. Illinois Sees Tourism Drop After Cuts to Hours and Access at Historic SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Skift

    ... a sizeable impact." Revealing the impact that longer hours of operation can play, the Lincoln Home National Historic Site - maintained by the federal government and open seven days a week - saw 233,000 visitors in 2015, a 7 percent uptick from 2014, ...

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  11. Logan County Master Naturalists welcome three new membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... a librarian in both academic and public settings and has served as a Park Ranger at the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, also nurtured a lifelong interest in the natural world. The same interest in nature led Gary Struebing to study zoology at ...

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  12. Logan County Master Naturalists welcome three new membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... a librarian in both academic and public settings and has served as a Park Ranger at the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, also nurtured a lifelong interest in the natural world. The same interest in nature led Gary Struebing to study zoology at ...

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  13. SAA Hopes to Restore Lincoln-Era Piano with Crowdfunding HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... on view at the New Salem State Historic Site. It was later transferred to be used at the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, but was kept in storage since it wasn't played by the Lincolns. The years haven't been kind, as Holst says the piano hasn't ...

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  14. Reviving President Lincoln's pianoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | 95Q

    ... on view at the New Salem State Historic Site. It was later transferred to be used at the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, but was kept in storage since it wasn't played by the Lincolns. The years haven't been kind, as Holst says the piano hasn't ...

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