LINCOLN LECTURE SERIES
AT WOOD MEMORIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM
Wood Memorial Library is hosting a Lincoln Lecture Series as part of their special exhibit “A LINCOLN PORTRAIT: The life and work of George Henry Story, N. A.. The first lecture, scheduled for Wednesday, January 23rd : “The Influence of George Henry Story on Building the Collections of Two Major American Museums” will be presented by Ann Brandwein, Assistant Archivist at the Wadsworth Atheneum of Art.
The second lecture, scheduled for Wednesday, January 30th: “A Deeper Understanding of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War” will be presented by Dr. Matthew Warshauer, Professor of History at CCSU and co-chair of the CT. Civil War Commemoration Commission; Author of “Connecticut in the American Civil War, Slavery, Sacrifice & Survival”.
The final lecture, scheduled for Wednesday, February 6th: A Connecticut Foot Soldier in the Civil War” presented by Frank H. Niederwerfer, Civil War historian and member of the Civil War reemactment group the 14th Volunteer Infantry.
“A Lincoln Portrait” made possible by generous gifts from: A A Movers, The Greater Hartford Arts Council, The William and Alice Mortensen Foundation, Post Road Stages and the SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc.
All lectures take place at Wood Memorial Library and Museum at 783 Main Street in South Windsor, CT 06074 at 7:30 PM. Individual lectures are $8.00 or the series of three lectures is $20.00. Refreshments will follow. Tickets are at the door. For more information visit www.woodmemoriallibrary.org or call 860 289-1783