Indiana Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission

The mission of the Indiana Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission (IALBC) is to educate residents of Indiana and the nation about Indiana's important role in the life of Abraham Lincoln. By providing, promoting, and creating relevant opportunities, the Commission will help individuals nationwide understand how his time spent in Indiana formulated his character, which in turn, led to his greatness. Commission members were appointed by Governor Mitch Daniels in 2006.

Members

Projects

Education

The Indiana Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission education committee has partnered with the Indiana Department of Education and other organizations to create opportunities designed to teach Hoosier youth about the state’s important role in Lincoln’s life.

Legacy

The Indiana Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission legacy committee is working to ensure that the Indiana’s Lincoln legacy continues beyond the official celebration and impacts future generations in a meaningful way.

Marketing

The Indiana Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission marketing committee has partnered with the Indiana Office of Tourism Development, the Indiana Historical Society, the Spencer County Convention and Visitors Bureau and The Lincoln Museum to promote the bicentennial, Indiana’s Lincoln sites and Indiana’s significant connection to Abraham Lincoln.

Special Projects

Other projects and partnerships help ensure that Indiana properly celebrates the Lincoln Bicentennial and honors the state’s important role in shaping his life.

Upcoming meetings

The IALBC meets on a regular basis. Meetings are open to the public.

Federal Lincoln Bicentennial Commission Department of Natural Resources Indiana Tourism http://www.lincolnadventures.com/