The Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana, Inc. is the 501(c)(3) organization that supports the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection curated both in Indianapolis at the Indiana State Museum & Historic Sites and in Fort Wayne at the Allen County Public Library. Activities of the Friends include: publication of Lincoln Lore; outreach to schools through onsite and offsite education programs; a Lincoln Essay Contest for high school students; a Lincoln Art Contest for elementary and middle school students; public programs at both the Indiana State Museum & Historic Sites and the Allen County Public Library; funding for new acquisitions and preservation of the Collection at both sites; and responsibility for this website.

Latest News 11.11.19

Lincoln At The Library: December 8, 2019

The 2019 Lincoln at the Library Series will present its final program on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, at 2 p.m. in Meeting Rooms A-B at the Allen County Public Library's Main Library. Brian Dirck, Professor of History at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana, will discuss "'This Hallowed Ground': Abraham Lincoln and the Battlefield Dead." ...

Next Event 12.8.19

"This Hallowed Ground: Lincoln and the Battlefield Dead" Presented by Brian Dirck

The 2019 Lincoln at the Library Series will present its final program on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, at 2 p.m. in Meeting Rooms A-B at the Allen County Public Library's Main Library. Brian Dirck, Professor of History at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana, will discuss "'This Hallowed Ground': Abraham Lincoln and the Battlefield Dead."

On Display Now

Lincoln Collection Items

These Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection items are on display now at the Allen County Public Library in the Fine Book Room Vault...

Latest Lore 10.21.19

When Lincoln Walked the Streets of New Salem by Guy Fraker

Additional images and stories on New Salem will be added as they are published. ...