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Abraham Lincoln

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  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    Academy of the Holy Family event BALTIC – A Spring Craft Fair, featuring handmade craft items, will be held on Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., outdoors under tents, weather permitting, at the Academy of the Holy Family, 54 West Main St....
  • Ohio Statehouse marks 150th anniversary of Lincoln's repose

    The Ohio Statehouse is preparing for its part in 150th anniversary commemorations nationwide of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. After the Civil War president was shot and killed on April 15, 1865, his body was carried across the country for viewing by...
  • New York marks 150th anniversary of Lincoln funeral train

    One hundred and fifty years ago Saturday, the body of President Abraham Lincoln arrived in Albany during its long trip from Washington to Illinois. The casket was taken to the old state Capitol building where mourners paid their respects through the...
  • 2016 presidential candidates are serial name-droppers

    Call it gilt by association: The 2016 presidential hopefuls have become serial name-droppers, hoping to boost their own appeal by borrowing the luster of others. They're sprinkling their speeches, interviews and tweets with mentions of everyone from...
  • Here & Now for April 23

    Here & Now for April 23
    Entertainment in Lake County including concerts, festivals, performances and more. Antioch Celebration: Vigneto del Bino Vineyard and Winery will hold a wine-tasting celebration from noon to 5 p.m. April 26, 42150 N. Crawford Road. Celebrate their new...
  • Family destinations: Lincoln funeral anniversary offers history lessons

    Family destinations: Lincoln funeral anniversary offers history lessons
    One-hundred fifty years ago our nation was numb. President Lincoln had been assassinated. He died on April 15, 1865, and his body was en route to its resting place. To honor this great man and his legacy at the 150th anniversary of his death, many...
  • Bill would privatize Illinois economic development agency

    Legislation privatizing Illinois' economic development agency and making the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum a stand-alone agency is being considered in Springfield. The proposal filed by Democratic House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie on Monday...
  • The Sun's southern sympathies

    The Sun's southern sympathies
    The Sun's editorial-writing forebears were wrong about President Abraham Lincoln, but their errors extended far beyond the president ("The Sun and President Lincoln," April 17). In the early 1860s, the Sun showed it was not only sympathetic to the...
  • Community news for Killingly edition

    Anti-bullying sessions BROOKLYN – Thanks to a grant from The Community Foundation – Northeast Connecticut Women & Girls Fund, The Arc Quinebaug Valley has been offering Anti-Bullying sessions taught by Master Instructor Mike Bogdanski and...
  • Presidential historian speaks at Broward College

    Presidential historian speaks at Broward College
    World-renowned presidential historian and author Doris Kearns Goodwin discussed American presidents and leadership lessons of history at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale on April 15 as one of five speakers in the Broward...
  • Inside Illinois' crumbling governor mansion

    Inside Illinois' crumbling governor mansion
    Inside the Executive Mansion, plaster fell from the ceilings, black mold took root in the basement and rainwater seeped into the Lincoln bedroom so often that workers draped tarps over the furniture and put a white plastic bucket beside the bed to catch...