12 February 2009

Culture Spot: The Bicentennial of Lincoln’s Birth!

Lincoln's Birthday billet headerToday the 12th of February 2009, we are celebrating the 200th birthday of President Abraham Lincoln! Even though it is not a US federal holiday, it is a legally recognized holiday in several of the states including Lincoln’s home state of Illinois. Many other states have combined Lincoln’s birthday with that of Washington’s to create Presidents’ Day which falls on the federally recognized holiday of the first president’s birthday to be recognized this coming Monday.

Visit the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site!

Lincoln’ Birthday at Wikipedia.

Abraham Lincoln Biography at Wikipedia

Biography of Abraham Lincoln at the White House site

Here are 2 sites dedicated to the bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth you should look at!!!

Lincoln Bicent


A Lincoln Portrait

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