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Abraham Lincoln by Kevin Wood



Are you interested in learning more about Abraham Lincoln?  As you might imagine, there's a lot of information out there on the web.  On this page, I've included links to several sites which you might find helpful.  Most of these sites also have links to even more sites.


contains a wealth of information on topics such as Lincoln's speeches and writings, Lincoln historical sites, and information of specific interest to students and teachers

contains actual images of thousands of documents written by, to, or about Abraham Lincoln (by the Library of Congress)

electronic version of a 1953 publication by the Abraham Lincoln Association

by Roger Norton, a former American history teacher; if you e-mail him, he will try to answer any question you have (note for teachers: see this page for lesson plans and classroom activities)






the product of the Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project based at Northern Illinois University, which focuses on the years 1830-1861, when Lincoln lived in Illinois

the official Lincoln library and museum opened in 2005 in Springfield

a national organization of over 200 men and women who portray Abraham Lincoln or Mary Todd Lincoln, and of which I am a lifetime member

a site maintained by the White House with basic information about all of the presidents, and information about the presidency and the White House in general

has information about all of the presidents, including background information, election results, cabinet members, speeches, and other items (by the Internet Public Library)


a consortium of Illinois communities and sites that share the legacy of Abraham Lincoln and are each telling their unique Lincoln stories

Time magazine story about Lincoln and the Association of Lincoln Presenters (July 4, 2005)

a whole series of articles about Lincoln under the cover article "Uncovering the Real Abe Lincoln" (July 4, 2005)

Presidential Powers

by the National Paralegal College; thanks to Ms. Britton's "History Club" at North Central Plains Charter School in Texas for suggesting this website

2009 Presidential Inaugural Theme: "A New Birth of Freedom"

Barack Obama takes the oath of office using Abraham Lincoln's Bible Abraham Lincoln by Kevin Wood updated 09/29/2017