- On 150th anniversary, Lincoln's hometown re-enacts funeral Updated: May-02-15 11:35 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - At Abraham Lincoln's death, Secretary of War Edwin Stanton declared, "Now he belongs to the ages," but the meticulous, 150th anniversary funeral procession his hometown presented Saturday proved how profoundly the prairie city still considers the slain president its own.
- EXCHANGE: Service dogs act as a lifeline for owner Updated: Apr-22-15 8:07 am
PEORIA, Illinois - In terms of temperament, the black-haired poodle Lincoln and the redheaded Julianne Smith are a tidy match. Mostly, it's the cold weather. Neither of them can stand it.
- Cemetery trees trimmed before Lincoln funeral reenactment Updated: Apr-18-15 4:05 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Preparations for next month's reenactment of Abraham Lincoln's funeral include tree trimming at Springfield's Oak Ridge Cemetery.
- Lincoln's legacy remembered on anniversary of his death Updated: Apr-15-15 8:01 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Speakers at a service commemorating Abraham Lincoln's death say the president's influence is as powerful today as it was 150 years ago.