Apr 16

Tax holiday inspired by freedom

Posted 2 years, 0 months ago.


Americans are enjoying a brief tax holiday this year–filings are not due until April 17–and credit for the postponement goes to an unexpected hero: none other than Abraham Lincoln.

Feb 20

The Great Emancipator: Abraham Lincoln…or Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Posted 2 years, 1 month ago.


In the fictional “Killing Lincoln,” Bill O’Reilly touts Lincoln as our best president. In part, that accolade is based on the perception of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator.

Feb 6

Conversation: Emancipation Proclamation [VIDEO]

Posted 2 years, 2 months ago.


Exhibit Developer Sarah Winski and Registrar Stephanie Weiner share insights and information about the National Constitution Center’s rare printing of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed by Abraham Lincoln.