Mary Todd Linclon House

Mary Todd Lincoln House

To mark Women's History Month Alan Lytle continues his look at some notable Central Kentucky women and their place in history.  He talks with Mary Todd Lincoln House Executive Director Gwen Thompson about the former First Lady and the controversy that continues to swirl around her as a historical figure.

Mary Todd Lincoln House

Just because Monday is Presidents’ Day doesn’t mean kids in Fayette County have to take a break from learning local history.  Lexington’s Mary Todd Lincoln House is opening its doors for a special holiday program.

How Much Do You Really Know About Mrs. Lincoln?

Dec 11, 2015
Library of Congress

The Mary Todd Lincoln House will celebrate Mrs. Lincoln’s 197th birthday this Sunday with a themed tour titled Mrs. Lincoln’s Favorite Things. This light-hearted, guided tour explores her varied tastes-- from fashion to French. Light refreshments, including her famous white cake, will complete the tour.  Tours will take place at 2, 3, and 4 p.m. Sunday.

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

Tuesday marks the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and the Lexington girlhood home of his widow, Mary Todd Lincoln, is marking the tragedy with specially-themed evening tours.