Lincoln’s Birthday events planned for Today

Kathryn HarrisThe 6th Annual Lincoln Lecture today will feature Kathryn Harris, library services director, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, portraying Mary Todd Lincoln’s seamstress and confidante Elizabeth Keckley in a presentation called “Behind the Scenes With the Lincoln Family.” The presentation begins at 9am in the Trutter Center.

Also today, an unveiling ceremony for a new Lincoln stamp takes place at 1pm at the Old State Capitol. The new stamp features an image of the Lincoln Memorial. The LLCC Choir, under the direction of Sue Hamilton, will perform during the stamp ceremony.

Celebrate Lincoln’s Birthday with the Logger Activities Board! Come to the A. Lincoln Commons from 9-11am to get some free treats made by the LLCC Epicurean Club and participate in our fun events:

  • Lincoln Log Cabin building contest (with Lincoln Logs of course)-Students, staff and faculty can build creative, Lincoln houses and we are going to judge them on creativity and give prizes out.
  • Lincoln…In Pictures-Display a variety of historical pictures of Lincoln and have students come up with captions for the photos (we will judge on: historical accuracy, originality, humor, etc.).

Other activities are also planned at other LLCC locations; click HERE for the entire list.