The Proclamation: Spring 2014

coverpageThe Spring 2014 Newsletter is available now! Download the full PDF and enjoy the latest news from President Lincoln’s Cottage.

Highlights include:
-Upcoming programs, including our annual free Memorial Day commemoration
-An update on our recently completed roof restoration project
-Brief articles from the frontline staff at President Lincoln’s Cottage, many of whom are recent or current graduate students
-Information about our newest exhibit, featuring Lincoln’s briefcase and Tad’s photo album
-Summer education programs for students (Students Opposing Slavery)

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The Cottage Courier: Winter 2014

Front-pageThe Winter 2014 Newsletter is available now! Download the full PDF here and enjoy the latest news from President Lincoln’s Cottage.

Highlights include:
-An update on our roof restoration project
-A feature article about Marian Anderson’s historic concert from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial
-Information about our newest exhibit, featuring President Lincoln’s briefcase and Tad Lincoln’s photo album
-Summer education programs for students (Students Opposing Slavery) and teachers (Civil War Washington Teacher Fellows)
-A new look at the U.S. Soldiers’ Home National Cemetery
-The Black History Month “Heritage Set” of books for children

The Cottage Courier: Fall 2013

The Fall 2013 edition of The Cottage Courier is available now! Download the PDF and read the latest news from President Lincoln’s Cottage.

Highlights include:
-Featured article: Lincoln and Shakespeare, Douglas L. Wilson
-Gettysburg Address Commemoration, featuring DC Poet Laureate Dolores Kendrick
-An invitation to Freedom’s Eve, our New Year’s Eve celebration
-2014 edition of our Civil War ornament series
-2013-2014 Cottage Conversations schedule

-An interview with Dr. Dryden, surgeon at the Soldiers’ Home during World War II
-New exhibit: “orginALs: The See Diary”
-Exemplary stewardship and preservation opportunities
-News about Students Opposing Slavery

-Information on education programs, planned giving and site rental opportunities

The Cottage Courier: Summer 2013

The Summer 2013 edition of The Cottage Courier is available now! Download the PDF and read the latest news from President Lincoln’s Cottage.

Contents include:
-Featured article: “Lincoln and Pope’s ‘Essay on Man,’” Douglas L. Wilson
-2013-2014 Cottage Conversations schedule
-New exhibit: “orginALs: The See Diary”
-Family Day 2013 events, including a petting zoo, a Civil War encampment featuring the Bucktails, and live music
-Emancipation at 150 now available as an e-book
-New interactive tours of the Cottage
-Rare opportunity: guided tours of the Soldiers’ Home
-Students Opposing Slavery Summit recap
-2014 edition of our Civil War ornament series
-Exhibit extension: “Can You Walk Away?”
-Information on education programs, planned giving and site rental opportunities

The Cottage Courier: Spring 2013

The Spring 2013 edition of The Cottage Courier is available now! Download the PDF HERE and read the latest news from President Lincoln’s Cottage.

Contents include:
-”President Lincoln and the Lieber Code,” an article by Burrus M. Carnahan

-An update on preservation projects at the Cottage

-Memorial Day 2013 events, including guided tours of the USSAH National Cemetery and picnic opportunities

-A recap on the second annual youth naturalization ceremony held in the Emancipation Room

-Information on birthday parties and site rental opportunities

The Cottage Courier: Winter 2013

The Winter 2013 edition of The Cottage Courier is available now! Download the PDF HERE and read about the latest news from the Cottage.

Highlights include:

-The first article in a three part series looking at Lincoln’s affinity for reading and how it influenced him.

-The Unfinished Work, a video commemorating President Lincoln’s Cottage fifth anniversary of being open to the public.

-Upcoming events highlights, including a Black History Month program featuring Congressman James Clyburn and Cottage Conversations with Dr. James Oakes and Hon. Frank J. Williams.

-Jewelry and gifts made by survivors of slavery.

The Cottage Courier: Fall 2012

The Fall 2012 edition of The Cottage Courier is available now! Download the PDF here and read about the latest news from the Cottage.

Highlights include:

-A behind the scenes look at Spielberg’s Lincoln, including: exclusive interviews with costume designer Joanna Johnston, film consultant Catherine Clinton, and President Lincoln’s Cottage Director Erin Mast; and the Cottage staff review of film.

-Upcoming events highlights, including: a Cottage Conversation with Louis Masur, an Emancipation Proclamation panel discussion, and ‘Freedom’s Eve,’ a New Year’s Eve celebration.

-Our limited edition 1863 ornament.

The Cottage Courier: Summer 2012

Check out the Summer 2012 edition of The Cottage Courier for the latest from President Lincoln’s Cottage! Download the PDF here.

Highlights in this issue include:

-The Emancipation Proclamation at the Cottage
-Public programs, including the 2012-2013 Cottage Conversation schedule and our 1st Annual Family Day
-An article on Lincoln and the 1862 Sioux Trials
-Details on our new special event and site rental packages

 

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