Lincoln Home Update

Taking another look at the Lincoln Home.

Sarah's Notebook

Front of Abraham Lincoln House Lincoln Home Exterior – NPS

If you have never visited the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, IL you are missing out. They do a beautiful job preserving their Lincoln Heritage and there are lots of other things to do in Springfield.

You can also read about the Lincoln Home National Historic Site:
http://www.nps.gov/liho/index.htm
And learn new things about them on Facebook, like the recent post below:
During their stay in the White House, the Lincoln family enjoyed the ability to peruse, and purchase books for, the White House library. Some examples of these purchases include titles such as Homes of American Authors; Strickland’s England; Pearls of Ord Island; Spencers Poems; “1 Set Shakespear,” History of New York; Indian Tales; History of Birds; and History of Art.

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

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Sarah S. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many times at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. She is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales fighting to bring the History, Mystery, Magic, and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. How can you help? Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, look at her photos, and find her on Facebook , Twitter , Google+, LinkedIn , SlideShare, and Academia.edu . Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and former director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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