"Cottage Conversations" Speaker Series 2009

By Erin Carlson Mast

The President Lincoln’s Cottage speaker series, “Cottage Conversations,” will continue throughout the Lincoln Bicentennial. Past speakers include Chandra Manning for What This Cruel War Was Over (2008), Stephen Berry for House of Abraham (2007), and Burrus Carnahan for Act of Justice (2007). 

Cottage Conversations: Inside the Lincoln Household, part I

Michael Burlingame, Abraham Lincoln: A Life

Join us as Burlingame talks about his new book, 2-volume Abraham Lincoln: A Life, released by The Johns Hopkins University Press in December 2008.

Thursday, March 12, 2009
6:00pm Reception, 6:30pm Program 
President Lincoln’s Cottage, 2nd floor
Free for Members, $10/person for General Public 
Tickets for the General Public go on sale Tuesday, February 24th.
Inquiries: [email protected]

Cottage Conversations: Inside the Lincoln Household, parts II and III

April 2009: Daniel Epstein
Lincoln’s Men: The President and His Private Secretaries (2009) and The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage (2009)

May 2009:
Catherine Clinton Mary Lincoln: A Life (2009)

Members of President Lincoln’s Cottage receive first notification and priority registration for “Cottage Conversations.”  For more information about the benefits of membership at President Lincoln’s Cottage, please visit the membership page of our website: /donate/index.htm

Ms. Mast is the Curator for President Lincoln’s Cottage.
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