You're invited to the
"What New Can Be Said About Abraham Lincoln?"
Cocktail Reception and Lecture
April 14, 2017
Meet Michael Burlingame, Lincoln Author and Historian, and join us for an evening of all things Lincoln in recognition of the day that marks 152 years since the assassination of our beloved 16th President.
Cocktail Reception begins at 7pm on the Main Floor of the Columns Museum, followed by lecture, cake and coffee.
Mr.Burlingame received the Abraham Lincoln Association Book Prize (1996), the Lincoln Diploma of Honor from Lincoln Memorial University (1998), Honorable Mention for the Lincoln Prize, Gettsyburg College (2001), and was inducted into the Lincoln Academy of Illinois in 2009.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A LIFE won the 2010 Lincoln Prize, sponsored by the Gilder-Lehrman Institute for American History and Gettysburg College, for the finest scholarly work in English on Abraham Lincoln, or the American Civil War soldier, or a subject relating to their era. It also was a co-winner of the annual book prize awarded by the Abraham Lincoln Institute of Washington, D.C., and won the Russell P. Strange Book Award given annually by the Illinois State Historical Society for the best book on Illinois history.
Friday April 14th at 7pm
Tickets $50 ($40 for PCHS members)
Call 570-286-8126 to reserve