A Step Back in Time: Civil War Series
Presented by historical reenactor and lecturer
1) Abraham Lincoln Visits Philadelphia
Thursday, September 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Abraham Lincoln first saw Independence Hall during his 1848 visit to Philadelphia. He visited Philadelphia four times and was moved spiritually and emotionally by each visit. Come join military historian, lecturer and tour guide Michael Jesberger for a presentation on the president's time spent in Philadelphia.
2) Stealing the Body of Abraham Lincoln Monday, October 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
In the 1870's, years after President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, a band of criminals failed in an attempt to steal Lincoln's body from his tomb in Springfield, IL. Military historian, lecturer and tour guide Michael Jesberger will present a program on this strange and often overlooked story of our 16th President.
3) Lincoln at Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address Thursday, November 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
In commemoration of the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's visit to Gettysburg in November of 1863, historical re-enactor Michael Jesberger will present a program on the Gettysburg Address and the President's visit to the Battlefield.
Location: Indian Valley Library 100 E. Church Avenue, Telford, PA 18969 215-723-9109
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 215-723-9109, ext. 3 or visit the reference desk.
Directions from Lehigh Valley: Take RT309 South to Exit PA– 152 toward Telford. Turn right onto State Road/PA– 152. Continue to follow PA- 152. Your destination is on the right just ½ block after you past North Washington Street. You gone too far if you come up to the traffic light on North Main Street.