Lincoln’s Commute: VAntage Point

VAntage Point, the blog of the US Department of Veterans Affairs, visited President Lincoln’s Cottage to learn more about Lincoln’s life at the Soldiers’ Home. In this second segment of the series, reporter Tim Hudak takes a closer look at Lincoln’s commute between the Soldiers’ Home and downtown Washington, D.C. Read the full piece here.

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Lincoln’s Briefcase: Roll Call

“The United States observes Abraham Lincoln’s 205th birthday on Wednesday, and after years of celebrating the 16th president’s heroic accomplishments, the Lincoln Cottage is showing a more human side of the man from Springfield, Ill… And while there will never be a shortage of praise heaped on his deeds, this year President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home in Washington is displaying artifacts that remind people there was a man behind the myth.”

RollCall-Feb2014-closeupRoll Call visited President Lincoln’s Cottage to take a look at our newest exhibit, featuring President Lincoln’s personal briefcase. Click here to read the full article.

Photo by Tom Williams, courtesy Roll Call.

Washingtonian Magazine

Washingtonian-coverPresident Lincoln’s Cottage was featured on the February 2014 cover of Washingtonian magazine. As Washingtonian notes: “[i]f the Lincoln Memorial puts Abe on a pedestal, the statue outside President Lincoln’s Cottage – at the Soldiers’ Home in Northwest DC – offers a more accessible man, life size and standing next to his horse.”