abraham lincoln

Lincoln Museum to Explore the Cubs-Cardinals Rivalry
Abraham Lincoln, a long-time Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals season-ticket holder, used to show up at both Wrigley Field and Busch Stadium Cubs-Cardinals games in disguise to avoid a violent reaction from either team's fans should the crowd think Lincoln was choosing one squad over the oth…
Illinois Inventions That Changed the World
Having just returned from a trip to Washington, DC, I can tell you that you learn a lot about our nation's 16th president and Illinois' favorite son, Abraham Lincoln, just by walking around. The fact that Lincoln had a inventor's mind comes as news to some people.
Abraham Lincoln’s Visit to Rockford, and Other Lincoln Facts
The photo of Lincoln that you're looking at was taken in Beardstown, Illinois in 1858. It is supposedly one of the last (if not the very last) photos taken of Lincoln without a beard (and it was taken in Beardstown? Oh, the irony!). This photo gives you a pretty good idea of what Lincoln looked…
Take a Look Inside Rep. Randy Hultgren’s Office [VIDEO]
Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL-14) welcomed us into his Washington, D.C. office this week to talk about the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Lincoln.
We also asked him to share an amazing story surround a picture of his great-grandfather that he has inside of his office...