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George L. Painter Looking for Lincoln Lectures

Event date: 2/12/2019 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Export event
Elaine Evans
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George L. Painter Looking for Lincoln Lectures

Hosted by Looking for Lincoln, the Abraham Lincoln Association, and the Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Lincoln Home National Historic Site invites the public to attend the George L. Painter Looking for Lincoln Lectures on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. at the Lincoln Home National Historic Site Visitor Center, 426 South Seventh Street, Springfield, Illinois. The Visitor Center will open one half hour early, at 8:00 A.M.

Lincoln Home National Historic Site is pleased to present this annual lecture series in partnership with the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area. Together, Lincoln Home NHS and “Looking for Lincoln” present stories that focus on the central Illinois communities that Lincoln impacted or that impacted Lincoln. 

The program will include recognition of Lincoln Home National Historic Site's "Journey to Greatness: Character Lessons from the Past" youth initiative; a review of the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area 10th anniversary accomplishments; author Erika Holst, Curator of Decorative Arts at the Illinois State Museum, will return to discuss more of her book Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Historic Houses of Lincoln’s Illinois; and, musician Chris Vallillo will talk about and perform music that influenced the Civil War and modern Civil Rights eras in a program titled "Chris Vallillo, From Civil War to Civil Rights."

Anyone wishing to obtain further information regarding the George L. Painter Looking for Lincoln Lectures is welcome to contact Lincoln Home National Historic Site at 217-391-3221.

Location:
Linconln Home National Historic Site
426 South 7th Street
Springfield, IL 62701 (Map)

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