The Indiana Historical Society and Indiana Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission will celebrate Lincolnís legacy with a bicentennial conference, which will take place Aug. 8 and 9 at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, located at 450 W. Ohio St. in downtown Indianapolis
Friday evening will include a dinner and lecture with scholar, author and Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission co-chair Harold Holzer, who will discuss his upcoming release "Lincoln: President-Elect ó Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter, 1860-1861."
Saturday's activities will feature a keynote address by Edna Greene Medford, associate professor of history at Howard University and author of "Lincoln, the War and Black Freedom" as well as other Lincoln-related writings.
Saturday will also include several concurrent sessions for: libraries and local historical organizations, schools and educators, and history enthusiasts.
Cost to attend the Bicentennial Conference is $40 for the Friday evening dinner and presentation (cash bar), $35 for the Saturday sessions, or $70 for Friday and Saturday combined.
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