For the President Lincoln’s Cottage official website, go to www.lincolncottage.org
Welcome to the official web log for President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home, a National Trust Historic Site, a private, non-profit organization. The Cottage, located in Washington, DC, is the most significant historic site directly associated with Lincoln’s presidency aside from the White House.
During the Civil War, Lincoln resided seasonally at the Soldiers’ Home, just over three miles north of the Capitol. He lived at the Soldiers’ Home for a quarter of his presidency. Here he thought through the course of the war, re-election, and emancipation.
For information about visiting President Lincoln’s Cottage, please visit our website: www.lincolncottage.org
The purpose of this weblog is to inform the public on news related to President Lincoln’s Cottage. This weblog is also meant to be a place of open discussion about Lincoln’s presidency, preservation and interpretation at President Lincoln’s Cottage, and related issues. The blog will feature regular updates on the site’s preservation and future exhibits, and provide photos, videos and podcasts for the public to enjoy.