Mother's Day at the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

A celebration honored Abraham Lincoln’s mother, Nancy Hanks, and stepmother, Sarah Bush Johnston, for helping shape his character,… read more

A celebration honored Abraham Lincoln’s mother, Nancy Hanks, and stepmother, Sarah Bush Johnston, for helping shape his character, foster his education, and instill his values. It was held at the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial which preserves the site of the farm where Lincoln lived from the ages of 7 to 21 and the grave of his mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln.

The Mother’s Day Celebration was the second of five national signature events created by the National Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and was the kick-off event for the Indiana Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission celebration. close

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Mother's Day at the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

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Program ID:
204825-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Public Affairs Event
Location:
Lincoln City, Indiana, United States
First Aired:
Jun 7, 2008
Last Aired:
Jun 8, 2008

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  • Jun 07, 2008 | 10:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 08, 2008 | 1:24am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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