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Mary Lincoln was born on December 13, 1818 and Lincoln Home is joining with community partners in celebrating her 200th birthday with events that will take place from December 11 - 15.

The multi day celebration will include scholarly lectures; Park Ranger talks; curator talks, special candlelight tour of the Lincoln home; Park Ranger led children’s reading program; a Mary Lincoln White Cake baking contest; and, birthday cake.

December 13: 

Mary Lincoln's Madness from Noon - 1 pm at SIU School of Medicine;

Mary Lincoln: A Life Remembered from 10 am - 11 am; Official cutting of Mary Lincolns Birthday Cake from Noon - 1 pm and From the Vault: Mary Remembered through Artifacts and More from 2 pm - 3 pm all at Lincoln Home Visitors Center

December 14:

Coffee with a Ranger from 9 am - 10 am at Wm . Vans Coffee House

December 15:

From the Vault: Mary Remembered through Artifacts and More from 9 am - 10 am at Lincoln Home Visitors Center

Reading with the Ranger and Winter Workshop Crafts from 10 am - Noon at the Lincoln Public Library

Mary Lincoln Bicentennial Cake War from 2 pm - 3 pm at Edwards Place

Event Details

Dec 11 to Dec 15, 2018
12:00pm - 3:00pm


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