Fall Fireside Chats at the Iles House

628 S. Seventh St., Springfield, IL

Topic: The Women in Lincoln's Springfield Life

(all dates Wednesday evenings)

Sept. 6:  Bonnie Paull, The Women in Lincoln's Neighborhood

Sept. 13: Richard Hart, Cousin Lizzie: Elizabeth Todd Grimsley Brown.

Sept. 20: Erika Holst, The Women in Lincoln's Family.

Each program will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will be followed by light refreshments on the lower level.  These programs are free and open to the public- no reservations required

sponsored by the Iles House Foundation and

the Abraham Lincoln Foundation


Lincoln Colloquium

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark, Chicago, IL

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Lincoln the Lawyer

Speakers include

Guy Fraker-Lincoln the circuit-riding lawyer

 Brian Dirck-Lincoln's experiences as a trial lawyer and its influence on  his style of presidential leadership

John Lupton-Debunking the myths about Lincoln the lawyer

Tom Campbell- Lincoln's handling of runaway slave cases

Christopher Schnell -Antebellum law practice and Lincoln's legal career

$50 General Public

$40 Chicago History Museum and ALA Members

For reservations:  contact

Luciana Crovato, 312-799-2010


co-sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Association

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