Library of Congress News

  • Library Acquires Rare Civil War Stereographs
    The Library of Congress has acquired 540 rare and historic Civil War stereographs from the Robin G. Stanford Collection. The first 77 images are now online, including 12 stereographs of President Lincoln’s funeral procession through several cities and 65 images by Southern photographers showing South Carolina in 1860-61.

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June 14, 2011 Ash Lawn-Highland Celebrates Independence Day

Independence Day 2011 at Ash Lawn HighlandAsh Lawn-Highland, home of President James Monroe, will celebrate America’s birthday July 3, 2011 with a day designed especially for families. There will be on-going demonstrations of nineteenth century crafts.  Bring a picnic and enjoy a day with the family. 

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