Lincoln Group Hosts Bicentennial Celebration
President Lincoln's 200th birthday will be celebrated at the Willard Hotel in Washington by the Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia
with a period dinner and music on Feb. 12, beginning at 6 p.m. Speakers include two authors who have written on the Civil War and Lincoln, former Sen. George McGovern and Craig Symonds. Lincoln stayed at the Willard in 1861 prior to his inauguration.
The cost of the dinner, which is open to the public, is $90. The reservation deadline is Feb. 6. Contact Susan Dennis at firstname.lastname@example.org but send payments to Bob Willard, 4313 Van Buren St., University Park, Md. 20782-1190.
The non-profit Lincoln Group, founded in 1935, is the oldest, continuously active Lincoln Society in the country.
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