Bicentennial Celebration Events
As the boyhood home of Abraham Lincoln, Indiana will join the rest of the nation to honor his 200th birthday (February 12, 2009). The bicentennial celebration kicks off in February 2008 and continues through 2010. Several events have been established to commemorate Abraham Lincoln, his family, and his legacy.
- 2009 & 2010 Events (Complete List)
Communities and organizations are encouraged to incorporate the Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration into existing events or to plan new Lincoln events celebrating the Bicentennial. Here are a few resources to help plan a Lincoln Bicenntennial Event of your own.
- IALBC Endorsement Application
- Lincoln & Civil War-era Re-enactors Contact List
- Lincoln Speakers Bureau
For more information on Indiana's Bicentennial Celebration or others:
- Spencer County, Indiana: Lincoln's Boyhood Home
- Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial 2009 - National Commission
- Lincoln Adventures - Tri-State Bicentennial Celebration
- The Kentucky Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission
- Illinois Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission