Honoring Lincoln's Legacy

Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC

Credit: Carol Highsmith

Give a Lincoln for Lincoln is a project of History™ (formerly The History Channel), launched with the National Trust and the National Park Foundation, to mark the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth. The yearlong campaign raises money for six sites associated with the 16th president. Schoolchildren are donating Lincoln-head pennies, and their parents five-dollar bills, to Lincoln's birthplace at Hodgenville, Ky.; his boyhood home in Lincoln City, Ind.; his house in Springfield, Ill.; and the Lincoln Memorial, Ford's Theatre, and President Lincoln's Cottage (a National Trust historic site), all in Washington, D.C. Donations of more than five dollars (Hamiltons, Jacksons, Grants, and Franklins) are welcome! You can learn more at History.com/lincoln

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