Remember Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address at the Old Naval Hospital

Illinois State Society members and friends are invited to remember President Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital on Wednesday evening, January 18th.

The program will include delivery of the Address by George Buss of Freeport, Illinois, who will appear at the 2017 Illinois Heartland Ball the following evening.  A panel discussion will be led by Michelle Krowl of the Library of Congress, president of the Abraham Lincoln Institute.  Panelists will include ISS member John Elliff, president of the Lincoln Group of DC, and Michael F. Bishop, Director of the National Churchill Library and Center at George Washington University.   Co-sponsors are the Lincoln Group of DC, President Lincoln’s Cottage and the Abraham Lincoln Association.   A reception with light hors d’oeuvres will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the John Phillip Sousa Hall, and the program will follow in the Abraham Lincoln Hall at 7:00 p.m.

What:  Remembering Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address
When:  Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Where:  Hill Center, Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003

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Terry T. Campo
Illinois State Society