Lincoln Museum to offer veterans free admission during event
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will host special events for veterans this month, including a day of free admission.
In a news release, the museum says that the special events will begin on Nov. 10 when an art project honoring fallen military personnel called “Portrait of a Soldier” will be on display. The following day the museum will offer free admission to current and past military personnel and those who have lost a family member in combat.
The museum will also commemorate the anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19.
The Springfield museum and library holds a collection of Lincoln books, photographs, documents and millions of items related to Illinois history.