From Illinois to the White House Lincoln, Grant, Reagan, Obama


Information


Dates/Times:
3/23/2018 - 12/31/2018, Daily: 9 am - 5 pm

Admission:
General Admission

Contact:
217-558-8844


Location:
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Musuem, 212 N. 6th St. Springfield IL 62701

Description:
The exhibit will explore their connections to the Prairie State, their political battles, the first ladies who helped them succeed and much more. Visitors will see amazing documents and artifacts, including Ronald Reagan’s yearbook from his high school days in Dixon, the table where Ulysses S. Grant’s accepted Robert E. Lee’s surrender during the Civil War, an original draft of Barack Obama’s speech at the 50th anniversary of the Selma civil rights march, and the briefcase Abraham Lincoln used as president.