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Holidays at the White House

November 20 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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“Holidays at the White House: A Presidential Christmas” features photos, videos and original artifacts from four administrations: Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

 

The exhibit includes:

A “dancing Lincoln” Christmas ornament from the Clinton White House

A model of Lincoln’s Springfield home made in the Bush Administration

A designer’s sketch of a holiday dress for Hillary Clinton

A menorah given to Clinton and a yarmulke and dreidel given to Bush

Photos of the Kennedy family celebrating their last Christmas together

Barney cam – holiday videos shot from the vantage point of Bush’s dog Barney.

 

The special exhibit runs through Dec. 31. It is provided as part of regular admission to the Lincoln museum (212 N. 6th Street, Springfield).

 

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is dedicated to telling the story of America’s 16th president through old-fashioned scholarship and modern technology. It also serves as the state historical library.

 

The library holds an unparalleled collection of Lincoln material, as well as some 12 million items pertaining to other aspects of Illinois history. Meanwhile, the museum uses traditional exhibits, eye-catching special effects and innovative story-telling techniques to educate visitors.

 

Learn more at www.PresidentLincoln@illinois.gov or by following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Details

Date:
November 20
Time:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Event Category:

Venue

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
212 North Sixth Street, Springfield, IL 62701 United States
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Phone:
217-558-8844
Website:
www.PresidentLincoln.illinois.gov