Quantcast

Latest Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission Stories

2011-05-02 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero announced today the appointment of historian Thomas F. Schwartz as the new director of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library & Museum. His appointment is effective July 5, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100630/DC29053LOGO) Dr. Schwartz is currently the Illinois State Historian. He serves as the chief historian for exhibits and content at the Abraham Lincoln...

2011-04-04 23:24:35

Music communicates a lot regarding how we remember a person, place, thing or idea. Music about Abraham Lincoln is no different. An ongoing UC research project is examining the American experience of Abraham Lincoln through the music written about him from 1865 to 2009. Take a listen to one of those songs. University of Cincinnati doctoral student Tom Kernan hopes his unusual research project hits the right note with both historians and music lovers Kernan, 28, originally from Long Island, NY,...

2011-01-17 01:35:00

On Exhibit At The Durham Western Heritage Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, January 15 through March 20, 2011 LAST OPPORTUNITY TO SEE THIS RARE PUBLIC DISPLAY OF EXCEPTIONAL LINCOLNIANA The Grace Bedell Letter on growing a beard Lincoln's condolence letter to Miss Fanny McCullough Lincoln's physician's record of the President's deathbed and autopsy BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Malice Toward None: The National Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition is a...

2009-10-26 14:48:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Shapell Manuscript Foundation: The Shapell Manuscript Foundation In conjunction with The Library of Congress Presents: WITH MALICE TOWARD NONE: THE NATIONAL ABRAHAM LINCOLN BICENTENNIAL EXHIBITION On Exhibit At THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY Chicago, Illinois October 10 through December 29, 2009 AN EXCEPTIONAL EXHIBITION OF LINCOLNIANA ON PUBLIC DISPLAY FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME Including These Famous...

2009-04-10 09:47:00

WASHINGTON, April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is truly honored to celebrate the life, the talent and the legacy of world-renowned soprano Marian Anderson on this 70th anniversary of her historic concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. On April 12, 2009, the DAR will join with the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and others in paying tribute to Marian Anderson and the momentous 1939 event in a concert at the...

2009-03-19 09:11:00

ON EXHIBIT AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Opened on February 12, 2009 EIGHTEEN FAMOUS RARELY SEEN LINCOLN LETTERS & MANUSCRIPTS The Grace Bedell letter on growing a beard Key passages from the Second Inaugural Address Lincoln's condolence letter to Miss Fanny McCullough LOS ANGELES, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 200th birthday of America's 16th President, the Benjamin Shapell Family Manuscript Foundation is pleased to announce the loan of eighteen rarely seen...

2009-02-25 14:42:00

Sunday, March 8, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. at Washington National Cathedral An official event of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Cathedral Choral Society: (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090225/DC75467) J. Reilly Lewis, conductor Sam Waterston, narrator Marietta Simpson, mezzo-soprano Christopheren Nomura, baritone The Cathedral Choral Society is proud to be recognized as an official...

2009-02-12 06:16:00

Sonic Foundry commemorates Presidents Day by featuring recent presidential webcasts MADISON, Wis., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kentucky schoolchildren will join the nation in commemorating the bicentennial birthday of Abraham Lincoln via online webcasts with Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management. The virtual celebration is the result of extensive efforts to webcast educational technology...

2009-02-02 09:13:00

Licensed by the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, manufactured exclusively by Henry Repeating Arms, all proceeds to benefit Farmers and Hunters Feed the Hungry BAYONNE, N.J., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A Henry Golden Boy Lincoln Bicentennial Commemorative rifle, serial number 6, will be auctioned to mark the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birthday. MSRP is $1200. The online auction is live now at http://GunBroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.asp?Item=121898115 The bidding ends at...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
Related