Upcoming Events » Lowell Reads Lincoln. History Discussion

Start:
May 26, 2010 6:30 pm
Cost:
Venue:
Pollard Memorial Library, Ground Floor Meeting Room
Address:
401 Merrimack St.
Lowell, MA
Contact:
sfougstedt@mvlc.org
Phone:
978-970-4120

Join Dick Howe, historian, in a discussion about Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil War. Patrons are encoraged to read Abraham Lincoln by James McPherson, A. Lincoln by Ronald C. White, Jr., or April 1965 by Jay Winik beforehand. Copies of books are now at Information Desk on first floor.

This event will be held in conjunction with the Library’s display of Forever Free, a traveling exhibition that “reexamines President Lincoln’s efforts toward the abolition of slavery during the Civil War,” which will run from May 15 to June 25, 2010 at the library.

Forever Free is organized by the Huntington Library and the Gilder Lehman Institute of American History in cooperation with the American Library Association.  It is made possible through major grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.

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