Today marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. There are many celebrations set for today including one here in Provo. The keynote speaker at the Provo event will be Professor Matthew Holland, a political science professor at BYU. The Clark Memorandum recently published some remarks from Professor Holland on Lincoln in an article titled null

Other events and interesting information can be found on the Lincoln Bicentennial homepage.

The Library of Congress has recently released a collection of photographs of Lincoln on Flickr that are quite interesting.

For links to other information and intersting websites on Lincoln check out my blog post from last year on Lincoln.

I’m also happy to announce that my picture of Lincoln is now hung on my wall.

An 1864 Mathew Brady photo depicts President Lincoln reading a book with his youngest son, Tad.