Sunday, February 21, 2010

Lincoln is Coming, Lincoln is Coming

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

Exeter, New Hampshire – In this illustrated lecture, Richard Schubart traces the crucial political years of transition from 1858 to 1861 when Lincoln became a national candidate for office. Join the Exeter Historical Society on Wednesday, March 3 at 7:30 pm (doors open at 7 p.m. for refreshments), for this fascinating presentation, which will take place on the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s speech in Exeter. The program will be held at the Society’s headquarters, 47 Front Street, Exeter, and is free and open to the public. This presentation is a segment of the Lincoln in Exeter Sesquicentennial Celebration, which is sponsored in large part by the New Hampshire Humanities Council.

The Exeter Historical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the research and preservation of Exeter’s past. The Historical Society is open to the public on a weekly basis, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 – 4:30 pm, and on Saturdays from 9:30 am to noon. Exeter Historical Society, 47 Front Street, PO Box 924, Exeter, New Hampshire, 03833, 603-778-2335,,