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This Week in History

March 31, 1849
Lincoln returns home to Springfield, Illinois, after his first and only term in Congress.

April 3, 1865
President Lincoln visits Richmond, Virginia, after its fall to Union forces.

April 4, 1853
Thomas (Tad) Lincoln is born to Abraham and Mary at home in Springfield, Illinois.

Today in Lincoln's Life

Lincoln's Words
"The struggle of today, is not altogether for today -- it is for a vast future also. With a reliance on Providence, all the more firm and earnest, let us proceed in the great task which events have devolved upon us."
--Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1861

Lincoln Events

  • April 1 Lincoln Vault Oak Lecture, Springfield, IL
  • April 1 Assassination Lecture, West Chester, PA
  • April 3 Lincoln in Petersburg Tour, Petersburg, VA
  • April 4 Lincoln at City Point, Hopewell, VA
  • April 4 Assassination Lecture, Des Moines, IA
  • April 4 Lincoln Half Marathon, Springfield, IL
  • April 4 Lincoln/CW Programs, Richmond, VA
  • April 6 Assassination Lecture, Washington, DC
  • April 7 Assassination Lecture, Washington, DC
  • April 7 Assassination Program, Washington, DC
  • April 8 Lincoln Program, Fredonia, NY
  • April 8 Welles Lecture, Cleveland, OH
  • April 10-11 Lincoln Symposium, Blacksburg, VA
  • April 10-12 Our American Cousin Play, Lerna, IL
  • April 10-12 Our American Cousin Play, Springfield, IL
  • April 11 Assassination Lecture, Easton, MA
  • April 11 Escape Route Tour, Clinton, MD
  • April 12 Todd Relatives Lecture, Springfield, IL
  • April 12 Lincoln Concert, Annandale, VA
  • April 13 Lincoln Lecture, Dearborn, MI
  • April 14 Farewell to Lincoln, Mahomet, IL
  • April 14 Assassination Program, Danville, CA
  • April 14 Lincoln Lecture, New York City
  • April 14 Assassination Lecture, Chicago, IL
  • April 14 Dinner/Our American Cousin Play, Springfield, IL
  • April 14 Lincoln Program, Kenosha, WI
  • April 14-15 Lincoln Tribute, Washington, DC
  • April 14-15 Ford's Theatre Tour, Washington, DC
  • April 14-19 Our American Cousin Play, Pittsburgh, PA
  • April 15 Assassination Lecture, Kenosha, WI
  • April 15 Assassination Lecture, Warwick, RI
  • April 15 Grief Symposium, Springfield, IL
  • April 15 Lincoln Family Health Program, Springfield, IL
  • April 15 Lincoln Program, Dearborn, MI
  • April 15 Mourning Panel Discussion, Washington, DC
  • April 15 Ford's Theatre Tour, Washington, DC
  • April 15 Lincoln Lecture, Kansas City, MO

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