Abraham Lincoln

Virtual field trip offers look at Lincoln assassination

Social studies educators are invited to join Discovery Education and Ford's Theatre at 1 p.m. ET March 26 for a unique virtual event offered as part of the commemorative programming planned for “Ford's 150: Remembering the Lincoln Assassination,” a series of events marking 150 years since the assassination of Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre in Washington. Ford's Theatre experts will [...]

By |2015-03-04T11:40:03-05:00March 5, 2015|

KHS artifact featured in Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’

A pocket watch that once belonged to Abraham Lincoln, now in the Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) collections, is featured in Steven Spielberg’s newest film. Lincoln opens nationwide Friday, Nov. 16. KHS was contacted in May by Ben Burtt, an Academy Award-winning sound designer working on the film. The sound team was dedicated to incorporating as many historically accurate sounds as [...]

By |2020-11-10T15:23:09-05:00November 15, 2012|
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