Cottage Conversation: The Quartermaster
Our May Cottage Conversation will feature The Quartermaster: Montgomery C, Meigs, Lincoln’s General, Master Builder of the Union Army, by author Robert O’Harrow Jr. Stay tuned for more event details and guest speakers.
Mr. O’Harrow is a reporter with the investigative unit of The Washington Post who has focused on data privacy, cyber security, federal contracting and the financial world. Last year, he focused on the presidential election, writing about Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. O’Harrow is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist. He is the author of the 2005 book No Place to Hide, about data profiling, surveillance and national security.
When: Wednesday, May 24
Reception: 6:00 pm, Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center
Lecture: 6:30 pm, President Lincoln’s Cottage
Admission: $10 for the lecture and $10 for the reception. Free for Cottage members at the $250 level or above. To purchase tickets and RSVP, email Michelle Martz at MMartz@lincolncottage.org or call (202) 688-3735.
Cottage Conversations offers relaxing evenings to socialize and learn something new about our 16th president from authors, collectors, and artists. The program begins with a cocktail reception, is followed by the lecture, and concludes with a book signing.