Mary Todd Linclon House

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.