Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum to celebrate Edward Lincoln's birthday

SPRINGFIELD - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum officials have announced a celebration for the former president's son's birthday will be held on Tuesday.

On March 10, visitors to the presidential library and museum will be able to learn more about Edward Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's second son.  Edward Lincoln was born on March 10, 1846.

Officials say an actress playing Mary Lincoln will be on site to tell stories to visitors about Edward.  Visitors will also be able to see a presentation about Eddie's life.

Museum officials are also offering discounts on admission or memberships for visitors who bring in non-perishable food items.  Officials say the collected food will be donated to the Central Illinois Food Bank.
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