Lincoln Heritage Museum

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April 14, 2014
Lincoln Courier: Lincoln Heritage Museum life review brings Legacy Alive

Later this month, when the new Lincoln Heritage Museum at Lincoln College celebrates its grand re-opening, visitors to the museum will experience a multi-sensory exhibit that brings the former president’s story alive like never before.   Read more: http://www.lincolncourier.com/article/20140412/News/140419811#ixzz2ytpqySbs

March 14, 2014
Lincoln Heritage Museum Opening Highlights Value of Lincoln College

Lincoln College officials will welcome historians, elected officials, college alumni and friends and others to the central Illinois campus on Saturday, April 26, starting at 10 a.m. with the Grand Opening of the new Lincoln Heritage Museum.

August 30, 2013
Lincoln Heritage Museum to Temporarily Close until April Grand Reopening

As of August 31, 2013, the Lincoln Heritage Museum at Lincoln College will close as the museum readies for a grand reopening in April of 2014.

August 30, 2013
Annual Grand Soiree to Feature New Museum Walk-Through, RSVP Today!

The Lincoln Heritage Museum cordially invites you to   The Grand Soiree & Special Preview of the new Lincoln Heritage Museum   Saturday, September 28th, 2013 Lincoln Center Jack D. Nutt Arena We would like to invite you to attend the annual Grand Soiree dinner and benefit auction. The Grand Soiree event raises money to support Read the full article…

June 23, 2012
Civil War Letters Donated to Museum

Mary Bell of Avondale Estates, Georgia recently donated to the Lincoln Heritage Museum a collection of Civil War letters. The letters were written by Pvt. David M. Jones of Pennsylvania to Meadville, PA during his time as a soldier of 9th Pennsylvania Infantry (38th Pennsylvania Volunteers). Jones served from April 1861 to May 1864 and Read the full article…

June 23, 2012
Letter written to President Lincoln on Exhibit

The Lincoln Heritage Museum has received a one-of-a-kind letter. Donated by longtime museum friend Betty Hickey of Elkhart, Illinois, the letter was penned to President Abraham Lincoln on October 8, 1863 from Ada Bailhache of Camp Dennison, Ohio. In the three-page letter, Bailhache pleads to the president on behalf of her husband whom Lincoln had Read the full article…

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
- Abraham Lincoln