Campus Martius Museum

Presidents' Day with Abraham Lincoln

Join us on Monday, February 18, 2013 at noon as John Cooper portrays Abraham Lincoln. John Cooper will include topics such as the Civil War and the Gettysburg Address. Many people don’t know that Abraham Lincoln's original political interests were river improvements in the State of Illinois (in the 1830's) in order to make more rivers (including his own Sangamon River) more navigable to improve commerce throughout the frontier state of Illinois. He is also the only President to hold a U.S.

Mon, 02/18/2013 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm


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