IMPORTANT NOTICE! 2020 SYMPOSIUM TO BE HELD ONLINE ONLY NOVEMBER 14, 2020
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Events & Announcements
What is the Lincoln Forum?
The Lincoln Forum is currently accepting submissions for its annual book prize. Click here for prize information.
Harold Holzer elected Chairman of the Lincoln Forum; Group names Frank J. Williams Chairman Emeritus. Click here for the full press release.
Chairman Holzer launches fundraising appeal for 2019. Click here to read his letter.
The 24th Lincoln Forum Symposium highlighted both new books and old favorites exploring Abraham Lincoln’s life and legacy. Click here for 2019 symposium schedule
In 2019, The Lincoln Forum presented its highest award to historian Michael Beschloss at the 24th Annual Symposium in Gettysburg, PA.
Our bi-annual Member Magazine
By Chairman Harold Holzer
A Quarterly review of all things Abraham Lincoln
By Chairman Emeritus Frank J. Williams
Learn more about Abraham Lincoln from the resources gathered by The Lincoln Bicentennial Commission
The Lincoln Forum is an assembly of people who share a deep interest in the life and times of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era. Through a roster of activities and projects including symposia, tours, student essay competitions, teacher scholarships, a newsletter, and annual awards to recognize special contributions to the field of Lincoln studies, the Forum endeavors to enhance the understanding and preserve the memory of Abraham Lincoln.
Richard Nelson Current Award
Wendy Allen Award
Left to right: Harold Holzer, Sarah Watson, Wendy Allen, Jon White
2019 Student Scholars
Transitioning as Chairman