At the urging of a magazine "editress," Abraham Lincoln called for a day of thanksgiving on the last Thursday of November. It was a major step in making Thanksgiving the tradition we know today.
A Lincoln historian puts the spotlight on the meaning and power of the overly familiar words of the Gettysburg Address.
As the nation was falling apart, Abraham Lincoln grappled with what to say after being sworn in as the new president
Examination of Lincoln portrait reveals the artist's true name and many layers of symbolism.
One book leads an ALPLM staffer on a journey of discovery.
Lincoln is known as a master politician and legendary president. However, in his younger years, he was willing to get into fights, one of which almost led to a duel.
You know about the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Let Flat Lincoln show you some of Springfield's other Lincoln sites.
Even reading letters to the president sometimes posed a challenge in Abraham Lincoln's White House
Lincoln's Lyceum Address is considered his first great speech. It is often misquoted today.
The horrors of chemical warfare could have arrived decades earlier.