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Abraham Lincoln

1860 election
AP

Both major political parties could substantially change or disappear entirely after the 2020 presidential elections, according to a longtime political watcher at Illinois State University.

John O'Connor as Abraham Lincoln
McLean County Museum of History

This weekend is the 10th annual Lincoln’s Festival on Route 66 in Bloomington. One of the main attractions will be Herbert Mitgang’s one-man play “Mr. Lincoln,” which will be performed by John O’Connor on Saturday, July 20, at 7 p.m.

the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
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Illinois historians say a bible that belonged to Abraham Lincoln in the last year of his life will be put on display at the presidential museum and library in the 16th president's hometown.

Jeff and Adam reveal the letter
Amy Niebur

A letter Abraham Lincoln wrote and sent to Bloomington in late 1859 will soon be on display at the McLean County Museum of History.