When I was a history teacher, many years ago, I used to ask my students trick questions. Really, they were thought provokers.
HAMMOND | Free weekend showings of an independent film chronicling Lincoln's presidency have been extended through the end of April at the Indiana Welcome Center.
HAMMOND | Civil War re-enactors will provide live demonstrations from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at a special exhibit at the Indiana Welcome Center.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A $700,000 restoration project at the temporarily closed Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Springfield is expected to finish in April.
Ed Magee marks off a grid pattern on the ceiling of the entrance foyer of the Abraham Lincoln tomb at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Ill. The grid will guide Magee when he applies paladium leaf to the surface. The tomb is undergoing a $700,000 interior restoration that is expected to…
HAMMOND | The newest South Shore Line poster connects the region's rich Civil War past with present and future generations seeking to learn its lessons, the artist who painted it says.
Get the chip off your shoulder, Region Rats. Many of you sorely underestimate the meaningful roles your forefathers played in one of our nation's most pivotal eras.
Three states claim Abraham Lincoln as a favorite son, but only Indiana can take credit for his formative years.
Blizzards and storms may have cut into my meeting and party schedule, but the silver lining is long stretches of unanticipated time to read books, like a glutton, including selections from Carl Sandburg, James McBride and Solomon Northrup. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Sh…
This undated photo provided by The Papers of Abraham Lincoln, a project administered by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill., shows a letter fragment that was found in a mouse's nest inside a wall at Abraham Lincoln's Springfield home more than 25 years ag…
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Costumes, furniture and other props used in Steven Spielberg's 2012 film "Lincoln" are set to go on display in Springfield next month.
I still have not gotten around to reading the Harry Potter books or even Cuckoo's Calling, but you have to have goals for 2014 besides just going to the health club more often. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.
INDIANAPOLIS | State officials and schoolchildren celebrated Indiana's 197th birthday Wednesday at the Statehouse.
The assassination of John F. Kennedy was a pivotal moment on which the world suddenly turned. How can we make it spin back?
"It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us — that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion ..."
It was 50 years ago this Friday that President John F. Kennedy was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas. Several local public figures recalled their reaction to the assassination and its aftermath.
Fifty years ago this Friday I was preparing to make my stage debut as the town drunk in Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" when the shots range out in Dallas and everything changed.
SPRINGFIELD | Sunday marks the beginning of a week-long observance in Illinois’ capital city of the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.
SPRINGFIELD | A bit of Hollywood soon will be making its home in Illinois’ capital city as part of a new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
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