- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 2, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will host special events for veterans this month, including a day of free admission.

In a news release, the museum says that the special events will begin on Nov. 10 when an art project honoring fallen military personnel called “Portrait of a Soldier” will be on display. The following day the museum will offer free admission to current and past military personnel and those who have lost a family member in combat.

The museum will also commemorate the anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19.

The Springfield museum and library holds a collection of Lincoln books, photographs, documents and millions of items related to Illinois history.

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