Mary Todd Lincoln House http://wuky.org en Mary Todd Lincoln House Sets New Attendance Record http://wuky.org/post/mary-todd-lincoln-house-sets-new-attendance-record-0 <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Mary Todd Lincoln House in Lexington is reporting a significant attendance boost.&nbsp; About 7,434 people have visited this year, 35% higher than the same period in 2012.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>11,212 people visited the museum in the last fiscal year, higher than any amount since they started keeping records in 1982 .</p><p>Executive Director Gwen Thompson says part of this is because of Lexington moving its Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 20:55:49 +0000 Chase Cavanaugh 37005 at http://wuky.org Mary Todd Lincoln House Sets New Attendance Record Documentary On Mary Todd Lincoln To Air Tonight On C-SPAN http://wuky.org/post/documentary-mary-todd-lincoln-air-tonight-c-span <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - Mary Todd Lincoln will be the subject of a 90 minute documentary airing tonight on C-SPAN.&nbsp; The film is part of a series examining the influence and image of America’s First Ladies.&nbsp; Mrs. Lincoln’s childhood home and other Lexington locales are featured prominently in the film according to Mary Todd Lincoln House Executive Director Gwen Thompson.</p><p></p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Alan Lytle 30307 at http://wuky.org Documentary On Mary Todd Lincoln To Air Tonight On C-SPAN Presidents Day Extra Special For Historic House http://wuky.org/post/presidents-day-extra-special-historic-house <p><span class="article-content"><span>The childhood home of former First Lady, Mary Todd Lincoln, is normally closed all winter long, but the historic house on Main Street in Lexington is making an exception for this Monday; Presidents Day.<br /><br />Executive Director Gwen Thompson says the staff always put together a youth-oriented program for the holiday.<br /><br />&quot;It&#39;s really catered more to the children. It&#39;s different from our regular tours which really are more adult-friendly, so this is an experience for the kids and to make museums fun for them.&quot;<br /> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 21:38:40 +0000 Chase Cavanaugh 10068 at http://wuky.org Presidents Day Extra Special For Historic House