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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

A long-running effort to make the life of Abraham Lincoln more accessible to the public has reached a new milestone.

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A state House committee plans a hearing to consider questions surrounding the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

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Failed efforts to authenticate Abraham Lincoln's ownership of a stovepipe hat were kept secret for years by the nonprofit group that owns the hat.

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The foundation that supports the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum says it might have to sell artifacts if it can't pay off a decade-old loan that financed items related to the 16th president.

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Having grown up in Brussels, Belgium, American artist and illustrator Chas Fagan says he was keenly interested in U.S. history, particularly its presidents.

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Illinois residents are invited to help choose the 200 greatest people, place and things in state history as part of Illinois' bicentennial celebration.