This month has been a big one for our beloved President Abraham Lincoln..in addition to celebrating his 204th birthday last week, Honest Abe is preparing for his first ever trip to the Oscars this Sunday, February 24th. The movie received 12 Academy Award nominations including best picture and best director. Look for videos throughout the week via Enjoy Illinois that feature the President preparing for his award show debut!
If you are visiting the Danville Area, make sure to check out the Vermilion County Museum where President Lincoln gave an informal speech from the balcony during his U.S. Senate race of 1858. You can also follow the Looking for Lincoln signs throughout town which feature other memorable places the President visited while living and working as a lawyer in the area!