Monday-Friday: 9:00 am – 4 pm
Saturday: 1:00pm – 4 pm
Open other hours by appointment
Closed: December 18 – January 3
Closed on all federal holidays except Lincoln’s birthday
Closed all holiday weekends.
Monday we had a wonderful visit from our new President of Lincoln College Dr. Gerlach, Logan County Tourism Director Maggie McMurtrey, and Illinois Tourism Director Cory Jobe! Thank you for taking the time to visit the museum and hear about the wonderful tourism opportunities that our county, our college, and our museum are providing for Read the full article…
“Now He Belongs to the Ages” commemorates the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. The exhibit includes an 1865 pallbearer’s glove, a broadside showing the route of President Lincoln’s funeral train, and a replica of the Derringer pistol Booth to shoot President Lincoln. “When John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln on April Read the full article…
Your good mother tells me you are feeling very badly in your new situation. Allow me to assure you it is a perfect certainty that you will, very soon, feel better — quite happy — if you only stick to the resolution you have taken to procure a military education…. On the contrary, if you falter, and give up, you will lose the power of keeping any resolution, and will regret it all your life.
–June 28, 1862 Letter Lincoln wrote to Quintin Campbell
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.- Abraham Lincoln