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Latest News 02.04.21

2021 Lincoln at the Library

Veterans, Comrades, and Leaders: African American Civil War Veterans in Northeastern North Carolina Presented by Hilary Green June 20, 2021 2 pm Please register in advance here Dr. Hilary Green, Associate Professor of History, Department of Gender and Race Studies, University of Alabama will discuss "Veterans, Comrades, and Leaders: African ...

Next Event 06.20.21

2021 Lincoln at the Library

The 2021 Lincoln at the Library by Dr. Hilary Greene will be given virtually on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at 2 pm EDT. Register in advance by clicking "details" below.

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 05.17.21

An Interview with Lucas Morel regarding his book Lincoln and the American Founding

An Interview with Lucas Morel regarding his book Lincoln and the American Founding   [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="537"] Columbia's Noblest Sons LN1110[/caption] Sara Gabbard:  I have always been fascinated by the fact that Lincoln’s “four score and seven” years spoken at Gettysburg referred back to 1776.  I would have t ...