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Bicentennial Links


Bicentennial Links

Many states and organizations partnered with the Lincoln Commission.  On this page you will find resources and links to each one. Follow this link for a list of educational Web sites on Abraham Lincoln.

State Commissions' & Committees’ Web sites

Twenty-four states created their own Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commissions or Committees.  Web sites for 19 are found below. 



Lincoln Organizations

Get involved in the Bicentennial through one of a number of organizations.

The Abraham Lincoln Association




Association of Lincoln Presenters   

The Lincoln Group of DC 

The Lincoln Group of New York 

The Lincoln Studies Center    


Lincoln Tourism

Be inspired.  Visit Abraham Lincoln's homes.  Walk in his footsteps.  These Web sites can help you plan your itinerary.

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site (NPS) - Kentucky

Abraham Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial (NPS) - Indiana

Abraham Lincoln Home National Historic Site (NPS) - Illinois

Gettysburg National Military Park (NPS) - Pennsylvania

Lincoln Adventures – Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois

Looking for Lincoln - Illinois

The White House (NPS) - District of Columbia

Major Bicentennial Partners

A "fitting and proper" celebration of Abraham Lincoln's Bicentennial involves many partners.  Visit the organizations supporting the ALBC's efforts.  Return here often and see this list continue to grow!

Abraham Lincoln at 200 

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum 

American Historical Association (AHA) 

American Library Association (ALA)

American Musical Salute 

American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) 

American Symphony Orchestra League (ASOL) 

Atlanta History Center 

Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture 

Chicago History Museum 


Cultural Tourism DC 

Federation of State Humanities Councils 

Fetzer Institute 

Folger Library 

Frazier International History Museum 

Georgia Humanities Council  

Gilder Lehrman Institute 

History Channel  

Huntington Library 

Illinois Humanities Council  

Indiana State Museum 

Jewish Museum of Florida 

Kentucky Center for the Arts 

Kentucky Historical Society 

Kluge Center, Library of Congress 

Kunhardt Productions  

Library of Congress

Lincoln States Bicentennial Task Force

Louisville Orchestra 

McConnell Center 

Metropolitan Museum of Art 

National Archives 

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) 

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) 

Teaching Abraham Lincoln (NEH Spotlight) 

National History Center  

National History Day (NHD)  

National Park Service (NPS) 

Newberry Library 

Organization of American Historians (OAH)  

Oxford University 

Poetry Foundation     

Save Outdoor Sculptures! (SOS!)    

Shakespeare Theatre   

Smithsonian Institution    

Truman State University 

University of Illinois 

Abraham Lincoln Digital Collection  (University of Iowa Libraries)

U.S. Mint   

U.S. Postal Service  

Washington National Opera    

Additional Resources