WALKING TOUR OF DOWNTOWN:
Discover the city of Lexington as Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln would have known it. The walking tour includes locations from Mrs. Lincoln's childhood and Abraham Lincoln's visits to Lexington. Download the Walking Tour brochure here or pick up a free copy at the Mary Todd Lincoln House.
WALKING TOUR OF LEXINGTON CEMETERY:
"A House Divided"
The tour includes the Todd family plot and both Union and Confederates buried at Lexington's historic cemetery. Download the Walking Tour brochure here or pick up a free copy at the Mary Todd Lincoln House.
WALKING TOUR OF DOWNTOWN:
Lincoln Tour on "ExploreKYHistory"
Based on the Kentucky Historical Marker Program, the app connects Kentucky communities by combining historical markers, related items in the KHS collections and user-submitted images and stories into mapped points of interest.
FAmily walking Tour
Family Quest of Downtown Lexington
Come see downtown Lexington through the eyes Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of the 16th president of the United States! The quest uses clues to direct you from place to place in downtown Lexington. Download the Family Quest and Answers here or pick up a free copy at the Mary Todd Lincoln House.
CHILDREN'S EDUCATIONAL BOOKLET:
"A House Divided: The Todds of Kentucky"
The booklet designed for 4-5th graders explores Mrs. Lincoln's Confederate family and their affects on the Lincolns during the Civil War. Download the booklet here or pick up a free copy at the Mary Todd Lincoln House.
ONLINE & TRAVELING EXHIBIT:
"A House Divided: The Lincolns' Confederate Relatives"
Of Mrs. Lincoln's thirteen siblings, eight were Confederate sympathizers. The family, like the nation, was a house divided. Educational institutions in Kentucky may borrow the traveling panel exhibit for one to two month periods. For information on borrowing the exhibit, please call Gwen Thompson at 859-233-9999.
"Mary Goes to School"
The program brings first person interpretation directly to 4th and 5th graders across Kentucky. Grants are available to fund visits to some counties in Kentucky. Further information & application here or call 859-233-9999.
VisitLEX, Lexington's Convention and Visitors Bureau
Lexington Visitor Planning Guide
Lexington's Culinary Guide "Beyond Grits"
Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate
Waveland State Historic Site
Kentucky Lincoln Heritage Trail
Tri-State Lincoln Trail (KY, IL, & IN)
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace & Lincoln Boyhood Home (Kentucky)
Lincoln Museum (Kentucky)
Lincoln Homestead State Park (Kentucky)
Hildene, The Home of Robert Todd Lincoln (Vermont)
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Illinois)
Lincoln Home National Historic Site (Illinois)
Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site (Illinois)
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial (Indiana)
Papers of Abraham Lincoln Online
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Kentucky Genelogical Society
Lexington Public Library Genealogy & Local History Resources
Kentucky Virtual Library
Kentuckiana Digital Library
Kentucky Department for Libraries & Archives
Library of Congress American Memory Collection
Mary Todd Lincoln Research Site