A hundred and fifty years ago today, Abraham Lincoln was shot. Now the state has compiled some of the dozens of sites relating to that day and those times in a self-guided tour.
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.
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Ford’s Theatre is reopening its doors and resuming performances with private funding, even though the government shutdown is continuing into a third week.
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.
The Lincoln Memorial reopens after vandals splatter paint on the statue.
A project that’s been combing through the National Archives for Abraham Lincoln documents since 2006 may soon end due to funding cuts.
To celebrate D.C. Emancipation Day, Washington’s Lincoln restaurant is donating a portion of its sales to support President Lincoln’s cottage.
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.
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.
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.
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.