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Lincoln artifacts will not be auctioned, foundation announces Lincoln artifacts will not be auctioned, foundation announces

Lincoln artifacts will not be auctioned, foundation announces

The foundation supporting the 16th president’s library and museum announced Wednesday it no longer needs to auction off a collection of more than 1,000 Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln artifacts. Officials with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation secured a three-year extension on a loan used to buy historical items — including the bloody gloves the former president had in his pocket when he died.

Holiday symbols in Capitol offer wide range of views Holiday symbols in Capitol offer wide range of views

Holiday symbols in Capitol offer wide range of views

Seasonal decorations are filling the Illinois Capitol rotunda — a holiday tree, nativity scene, Satanic sculpture and Winter Solstice sign surround the ever-present “Illinois Welcoming the World” statue in the center of the space.

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