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Land of Lincoln Statewide Read: Connecting with Mr. Lincoln

Dust jacket cover of the book Lincoln:  A Life of Purpose and Power


Thank you very much for your interest!

Monday, April 6th, 7:30 p.m. Lincoln Room, Second Floor of the Holmes Student Center, Northern Illinois University. Organized by the Honors Department. Free parking begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Visitors' Lot off Carroll Ave., turn north at the traffic light at the Pizza Hut on Lincoln Highway. Please click here for a campus map.

Tuesday, April 7th, 7:00 p.m. Champaign County Historical Archives in the Urbana Free Library, 210 West Green Street, Urbana. Please click here for information on parking and a map.

Wednesday, April 8th, 7:00 p.m. Kankakee Public Library, 201 East Merchant Street, Kankakee

Thursday, April 9th, 7:30 p.m. Lincoln Bicentennial Lecture, Wheaton College, Blanchard Hall, Room 339, 501 College Ave, Wheaton. Co-Sponsored by Department of History at Wheaton College and the Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny. Please click here for Blanchard Hall and here for a link to a campus map.

Easter, no public schedule

Monday, April 13th, 7:00 p.m., "Lincoln, God, and the Civil War." McLean County Museum of History, Gov. Fifer Courtroom, 200 N. Main, Bloomington. Please click here for a map.

Tuesday, April 14th, 6:30 p.m., Galesburg Public Library, 40 East Simmons Street, Galesburg. Please click here for directions and a map.

Thursday, April 16th, 6:30 p.m., National Archives and Records Administration-Great Lakes Region, 7358 S. Pulaski Rd., Chicago. For a map and directions, please click here.

Participate in an online discusssion about Abraham Lincoln here until 2010!

For Abraham Lincoln events throughout Illinois, please see the Illinois Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission Web site at: http://www.lincoln200.net/index.asp

For Abraham Lincoln events throughout the United States, please see the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Web site here: http://www.lincolnbicentennial.gov/

Last Update: 1 April 2009, Kay Shelton, kayshelton[at]hotmail.com