2014 Springfield Meeting Planner Guide - Agricultural Events - page 48-49

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Smoking cannons. Talking ghosts. A copy of the Gettysburg Address signed in the great
President’s own hand.
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
takes
you on an interactive journey from Lincoln’s rustic, log cabin beginnings through his
rise to national prominence. You will come to understand Lincoln’s role of leadership
throughout the Civil War and how his wisdom helped to heal a wounded nation.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum
Blending scholarship and showmanship, the 200,000
square-foot complex brings together a culmination of
Lincoln history, lore and legend into one state-of-the-
art facility. You will discover more than 40,000 square
feet of galleries, theaters and historic displays.
The library is a treasury of Lincoln documents and
artifacts. The museum presents permanent displays,
such as “Through Lincoln’s Eyes,” a vibrant, multi-
screen presentation that puts you at the center of some
of the Civil War’s epic moments.
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