The American Library Association in conjunction with the National Constitution Project and the National Endowment for the Humanities is bringing Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War to the Aurora Historical Society from February 23 – April 5.
Here is a calendar of events:
February 25 – April 5 – Extended Gallary Hours – Free viewing of Lincoln Exhibit
Free Lincoln Exhibit Open Feb 24 – April 5 | Mondays, 1-7pm |Tuesdays 11am-3pm, 5pm-7pm | Wednesdays 2-6pm | Fridays 10am-2pm, 4pm-6pm | Saturdays 12pm-4pm
Additional FREE Events*: February 27–Book Discussion: Mrs. Lincoln & Mrs. Keckly: the Remarkable Story by Jennifer Fleischner. 2:00 p.m. Aurora Memorial Library March 16– “Lincoln & Civil Rights during the Civil War.” “Abolitionists & Lincoln.”5:00 p.m. Aurora Community Theatre March 26– Aurora Cooks! presents cast iron cooking. 5:30 p.m. Museum March 30– “Medical Advancements in the Civil War.” 5:00 p.m. Aurora Community Theatre.
Lincoln: The Civil War and the Constitution is sponsored by The Atrium at Anna Maria
*Details of Free events:
February 27—Aurora Memorial Library Book Discussion of Mrs. Lincoln & Mrs. Keckly: the Remarkable Story by Jennifer Fleischner. (Call AML 330-562-6205 for details)
March 13—Aurora Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly meeting in the gallery & will visit the exhibition.
March 16—History Professors Dr. Daniel Kilbride, John Carroll University & Dr. Diane Barnes, Youngstown State University, will discuss the era. Dr. Kilbride will talk about “Lincoln & Civil Rights during the Civil War,” & Dr. Barnes will talk about “Abolitionists & Lincoln.” As many of you know, Ohio was active with abolitionists but Aurora did not so energetically support ending slavery. This should be a lively event!
March 26—Aurora Memorial Library features “Aurora Cooks” will feature cast iron cooking. (Call AML 330-562-6205 for details)
March 30—Dr. Peter D’Onofrio, President, Society of Civil War Surgeons will present “Medical Advancements in the Civil War.” This should be an enlightening discussion which will make us all appreciate the level of medical care & technology we enjoy today!
April 5—Closing Day of the exhibition.