Abraham Lincoln: From Springfield, Illinois to Exeter, New Hampshire and Beyond

January 19, 2015

Lincoln's political life evolved from humble origins to culminate in the presidency of the United States and his leadership during the American Civil War. An illustrated lecture traces the crucial political years of transition from 1858 to 1861 when Lincoln became a national candidate for office and traveled widely. He came to New Hampshire to see his son Robert Todd Lincoln at Phillips Exeter Academy and while he was in NH he addressed audiences in Concord, Dover, Exeter, and Manchester. Presented by Richard D. Schubart, Phillips Exeter Academy.

Funded grant project of the New Hampshire Humanities Council.  The New Hampshire Humanities Council is a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Time: 6:30 pm

Contact: Hooksett Library Phone: (603) 485-6092
Hooksett Library
31 Mount Saint Mary's Way
Hooksett , NH 03106
United States