Mary Todd Lincoln House

Local/Regional News
4:55 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Mary Todd Lincoln House Sets New Attendance Record

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Mary Todd Lincoln House in Lexington is reporting a significant attendance boost.  About 7,434 people have visited this year, 35% higher than the same period in 2012. 

11,212 people visited the museum in the last fiscal year, higher than any amount since they started keeping records in 1982 .

Executive Director Gwen Thompson says part of this is because of Lexington moving its Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.

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Local/Regional News
6:00 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Documentary On Mary Todd Lincoln To Air Tonight On C-SPAN

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Mary Todd Lincoln will be the subject of a 90 minute documentary airing tonight on C-SPAN.  The film is part of a series examining the influence and image of America’s First Ladies.  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.

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Local/Regional News
4:38 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

Presidents Day Extra Special For Historic House

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.

Executive Director Gwen Thompson says the staff always put together a youth-oriented program for the holiday.

"It's really catered more to the children. It'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."

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