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collections

Located on the campus of the only college named for Lincoln in his lifetime, the Lincoln Heritage Museum exhibits a rare and valuable collection of artifacts that tell the story of the life and times of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln Heritage Museum promotes research and educational activities, encourages the development of path-breaking scholarship, and reaches a broad audience through programs and publications.

Lincoln collection

Over 100 items from the Lincoln Collection that were created by, owned by, or associated with Abraham Lincoln, his family, and his colleagues are on display every day at Lincoln Heritage Museum...

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Now on Display

Discover the story of the Hawes family of Logan County, Illinois during the Civil War. See Civil War weapons, tools, uniforms and actual letters written by Hawes family members on the battlefield and while at home.

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Now on Display

The special exhibit "Always Remember: Commemorating 9/11 After 20 Years" features a piece of steel beam from Tower 1 of the World Trade Center, an American Airlines flight attendant uniform worn in NYC on 9/11, and more.

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Lincoln College Archives

Lincoln College, chartered Lincoln University in 1865, is a private, liberal arts college, fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association...

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Letters from the Presidents

In 1955, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Sang bestowed to the Lincoln Heritage Museum at Lincoln College, letters and documents from most of the presidents of the United States up to that time, as well as...

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Digital Collection

Lincoln College, chartered Lincoln University, began in 1865. Ground for the first building on campus, University Hall, was broken on Abraham Lincoln’s last living birthday...

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