One hundred days passed between Lincoln’s preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, issued on September 22nd, 1862, and the final decree on January 1st, 1863. Louis Masur, Professor of American Studies and History at Rutgers University, focuses on that transformative period in his newest book, Lincoln’s Hundred Days. Join us on Thursday, December 13th as Professor Masur discusses his research at Cottage Conversations, here at President Lincoln’s Cottage.
Reception: 6:00 pm at the Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center, $10.
Lecture: 6:30 pm in President Lincoln’s Cottage, $10.
Admission is free for Cottage members at the $250 level or above.
To purchase tickets or RSVP, email Sahand Miraminy at SMiraminy@savingplaces.org or call (202) 829-0436 ext. 31232.
Cottage Conversations offers relaxing evenings to socialize and learn something new about our 16th president from authors, collectors, and artists. The program starts with a cocktail reception, followed by the lecture and, when an author is the speaker, a book signing.