Join us for special programs throughout the year. Programs include the Presidents' Day Family Event in February, Cemetery Walking Tours in October, and Mrs. Lincoln's birthday commemoration in December.  Special topic tours are offered on a rotating basis and currently include Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckley, Mrs. Lincoln’s Favorite Things, Mrs. Lincoln’s Home Front, and Death, Mourning, and Mrs. Lincoln.

To join our email list or for further information on any program, please contact Gwen Thompson at at or (859) 233-9999.                 



Local@ Your Library: First Lady of Controversy

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 7:00pm

FREE and open to the public

Beaumont Branch Lexington Public Library- Large Conference Room
3080 Fieldstone Way, Lexington, KY 40513

Sophisticated and well-educated, Mary Todd Lincoln’s success in the White House seemed assured. Yet, few women in American history have endured as much controversy and tragedy. Join Mary Todd Lincoln House Director Gwen Thompson to discuss the controversial aspects of Mrs. Lincoln's life.

Registration recommended here.


March 15 - Nov. 30

Mon. - Sat. (closed Sun.)

Tours hourly 10AM - 3PM

More info here


This two-story brick, late Georgian house with its stone water table and belt course was built in 1803-1806 as an inn by William Palmateer.


KMPF was founded in 1968 to protect the unique history of Kentucky.


How to locate the Mary Todd Lincoln house in Lexington, Kentucky from the surrounding interstates.