American Civil War historiography and publishing blogged daily by Dimitri Rotov.
C'mon and celebrate
It's not just the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth in 2009 - it's the bicentennial of President James Buchanan's log house in Donelson, Tenn. "The [preservation] association has already held several special events for the [house's] bicentennial," we hear.
1809. You got your Lincoln. Your Jeff Davis. Your Buchanan log house. Heritage tourism is going to multipurpose the hell out of next year.