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Kentucky's Bicentennial Celebration of Abraham Lincoln

The Kentucky Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission

The National Commemoration of the 200th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's birth began on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 and continued until February 12, 2010.

As of February 18, 2010, this site will no longer be updated. However, the many classroom and community resources will remain available for use. 

Thank you for celebrating Lincoln's Kentucky connections with us during this commemoration. See the final report below for further information.

Lincoln Bicentennial Final Report Available Here!

As a result of Lincoln Bicentennial efforts in Kentucky, thousands of tourists visited the commonwealth to learn more about Lincoln’s birthplace. According to a 2008 Associated Press article, “Visitors this year are flocking to Kentucky sites dedicated to the 16th president.” Expanded final report materials are available in the archives of the Kentucky Historical Society.

View the abridged final report here. The report includes tourism data, media coverage of Kentucky and general Bicentennial-related outcomes.

NPS Explores Possibility of Kentucky Lincoln National Heritage Area

National Park Service

electronic cigaretteThe National Park Service (NPS) has announced the initiation of a feasibility study for establishing a group of Kentucky Lincoln-related sites as a National Heritage Area.

Find out more about this designation.








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