Civil War Roundtable Presentation

July 9, 2018:  Hon. Roger B. Cosby on “The Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy Trials & Their Aftermath.” Hon. Roger B. Cosbey will be exploring the trials, Mary Surratt’s role, and the argument of if the trial was fair. The presentation will be held at the downtown Allen County Public Library from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in […]

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The 2018 Rolland Lecture

Artist Wendy Allen will present the 7th annual Rolland Lecture at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15. In “Searching for the Exact Location of America’s Soul: An Artist’s Pursuit,” she will explore her 35-year experience creating portraits of Abraham Lincoln.

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Tributes to Ian Rolland

Ian Rolland, the long-time Fort Wayne business leader who died July 1, had a long-standing respect for Abraham Lincoln. He spent a lifetime preserving the legacy of our 16th President.

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Williams Collection of Lincolniana Donated to Mississippi State

Frank and Virginia Williams have donated their magnificent private collection of Lincolniana to Mississippi State University. In addition, they have established an endowment which will provide for curation of the collection and also fund an annual Frank and Virginia Williams Lecture on Lincoln and Civil War Studies at the University.

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