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The Life of Lincoln

February 22 @ 12:30 pm

A Program by David Wolfe. This presentation will cover Lincoln’s life from his humble beginnings in Kentucky. It will cover what he saw and some of the things he did in Kentucky, including his early schooling. From there, it will cover his family moving to Indiana and how he grew up. It will cover some of his adventures and the loss that he had in Indiana. From there we go to Illinois, where we cover the first town he lived in (New Salem). We also will cover his trip down to New Orleans. Then we cover his moving to Springfield, Illinois where he marries Mary Todd Lincoln and talk about his ups and downs while in Springfield. Then we go to his life in the White House, the hard times and the Civil War. Ending with his last days, going to Ford’s Theater.


February 22
12:30 pm
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C.E. Brehm Memorial Library
101 S. 7th Street
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864 United States
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