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February 2, 1862
President Lincoln is introduced to author Ralph Waldo Emerson by Senator Charles Sumner.

February 3, 1865
President Lincoln meets with Confederate peace commissioners aboard the steamer River Queen at Hampton Roads, Virginia.

February 6, 1861
President-elect Lincoln's home is the site of a large public farewell reception before he leaves for Washington, DC.

Today in Lincoln's Life

Lincoln's Words
"In times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and in eternity."
--Annual Message to Congress, December 1, 1862

Lincoln Events

  • February 15 - 17 Emancipation Proclamation Display, Washington, DC
  • February 16 Birthday Open House, Danville, IL
  • February 16 Birthday Celebration, Lincoln, NE
  • February 16 Lincoln Lecture, Hays, KS
  • February 17 Lincoln Program, Lemont, IL
  • February 17 Lincoln Program, Lake Oswego, OR
  • February 17 Lincoln Events, Chicago, IL
  • February 17 Lincoln Family Lecture, Leavenworth, KS
  • February 17 Lincoln/Stowe Program, Urbana, OH
  • February 18 Mary Lincoln Lecture, Trevose, PA
  • February 18 Lincoln Lecture, St. Paul, MN
  • February 18 Lincoln/Tubman Program, Staunton, VA
  • February 19 Lincoln Dinner, New York City
  • February 19 Lincoln/Photography Lecture, Urbana, OH
  • February 22 Jefferson/Lincoln Program, Galena, IL
  • February 22 Lincoln/Grant Program, St. Louis, MO
  • February 23 Lincoln/Stephens Lecture, Urbana, OH
  • February 27 Lincoln Lecture, San Marino, CA
  • February 27 Lincoln Train Lecture, Lewisburg, OH

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