In celebration of the Bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln, this symposium explores Lincoln's Living Legacy, four presenters will discuss Lincoln as we have come to know him through stories, literature, museum exhibitions and educational programs. Presenters include Thomas Mackie, Director of the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum - Lincoln Memorial University; Peter Wisbey, Director of the William Seward House; Dr. William Forstchen, Montreat College; and Chris Small, The Lincoln Project.
8am - 9am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:10 - 9:50 Thomas Mackie "Keeping Lincoln Alive"
9:55-10:35 Peter Wisbey "The Lincoln and Seward Legacy"
10:45 - 11:25 Dr. William Forstchen "Carl Sandburg and Lincoln: A Living Relationship
11:30 - 12 Panel Discussion and Questions
Following the Symposium at 1:30 pm a special guided tour of the National Historic District of Tusculum College will be provided. Tusculum College is the oldest college in Tennessee and the 23rd oldest operating college in the country. Its campus includes ten structures, dating between ca. 1830 and 1930, on the National Register of Historic Places. Following this 45 minute walking tour, you may wish to visit the President Andrew Johnson Museum and Library located on campus. There is no additional charge for this special tour.
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