Friends of the Harlan-Lincoln House

When you join the Friends of the Harlan-Lincoln House, you help support our mission to preserve and promote this historic treasure. Your gift will support historic preservation, conservation, education, and outreach to tell the story of the more than 50-year relationship between the Senator James Harlan and Robert Todd Lincoln families and the Mount Pleasant area.

Annual Membership Benefits

Friend $50 — $99

  • Advanced notice of programs, exhibits, and special events
  • Friends of the Harlan-Lincoln House Newsletter delivered to your door
  • Donor recognition online and in our printed materials

Ambassador $100 — $499

  • Friend benefits listed above
  • Advanced sales for ticketed events
  • Invitations to exhibit previews
  • Time Travelers benefits at over 275 historical museums and societies throughout the United States (Learn More at )

Cabinet $500 — $999

  • Ambassador benefits listed above
  • Artwork by Iowa artist; for first-time members and every five years for sustaining members
  • Invitations to Iowa Wesleyan University donor recognition events

Senator $1,000 — $4,999

  • Cabinet benefits listed above
  • Personalized after hours tour of the Harlan-Lincoln House for up to 5 guests
  • Membership in the Iowa Wesleyan University Founders Society Leadership Circle

President $5,000 — $9,999

  • Senator benefits listed above
  • Recognition in tour signage at the Harlan-Lincoln House; updated quarterly
  • Personalized after hours tour of the Harlan-Lincoln House for up to 10 guests


Donations above $10,000 will be recognized as members of the Harlan Society at the Harlan-Lincoln House. In appreciation of this contribution, donors will receive a named lecture or event hosted by the Harlan-Lincoln House in their honor as well as all annual benefits listed above.

*Donors to the Harlan-Lincoln House automatically receive membership in Iowa Wesleyan University’s Giving Societies.

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