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Willard Hotel To Unveil Portraits Of Lincoln In D.C.

Two new portraits of President Abraham Lincoln and his family are being unveiled at a Washington hotel ahead of the 150th anniversary next year of Lincoln’s assassination.

10/28/2014

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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

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Ford’s Theatre In D.C. Reopening With Private Funds

Ford’s Theatre is reopening its doors and resuming performances with private funding, even though the government shutdown is continuing into a third week.

10/15/2013

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Ford’s Theatre To Produce Matthew Shepard Play

The Washington theater where President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated will produce the play “The Laramie Project” and offer programs about bullying and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

09/06/2013

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Lincoln Memorial Reopens After Vandals Splatter Paint On Statue

The Lincoln Memorial reopens after vandals splatter paint on the statue.

07/27/2013

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Funding May Halt Lincoln Project At US Archives

A project that’s been combing through the National Archives for Abraham Lincoln documents since 2006 may soon end due to funding cuts.

07/23/2013

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Lincoln Eatery Donates Funds To Lincoln’s Cottage

To celebrate D.C. Emancipation Day, Washington’s Lincoln restaurant is donating a portion of its sales to support President Lincoln’s cottage.

04/16/2013

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Obama Using MLK, Lincoln Bibles During Oath

President Barack Obama is putting a symbolic twist on a time-honored tradition, taking the oath of office for his second term with his hand placed not on a single Bible but on two — one owned by Martin Luther King Jr. and one by Abraham Lincoln.

01/10/2013

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D.C. Hotels Less Busy For Obama’s Second Inauguration

Visitors coming to the nation’s capital for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration can’t stay in the one place President Ronald Reagan’s family once called an eight-star hotel. That spot is the White House, and it’s booked for the next four years. Still, inauguration-goers have a range of lodging options — from crashing on a friend’s couch to rooms that cost thousands of dollars a night.

12/25/2012

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Lincoln’s Cottage Displays Copy Of Emancipation Proclamation

President Lincoln’s Cottage is displaying a rare, signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation to mark the 150th anniversary of the order to freeing slaves during the Civil War.

09/22/2012

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Did Battle, And U.S. Future, Hang On Thread Of Fate?

From as far away as Minnesota, Colorado and Ohio they came, more than 30 members of the Bloss and Mitchell families who converged on the hallowed Civil War fighting grounds of rural Maryland.

09/16/2012

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Library Marks 1862 Creation Of Land-Grant Colleges

The Library of Congress is celebrating key decisions made 150 years ago that spread access to higher education and knowledge from the wealthy to the masses.

06/22/2012

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