A FREE Lincoln Lecture series presented by Anne Moseley at the Lincoln Heritage Museum
LINCOLN, IL — The Lincoln Heritage Museum is proud to present the second in its series of lectures in the Learn from Lincoln, Live like Lincoln Lecture Series on Monday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m. inside the classroom next to the Lincoln Heritage Museum.
The second lecture, The Race to the White House, encompasses the process of Abraham Lincoln’s nomination, including the other nominees, the specifics of his campaign and the political climate at the time. Highlights include the campaign slogans, political cartoons, and audio from Mr. Lincoln’s campaign songs. The lecture will give attendees a better understanding of the ethics and code of conduct that politicians had in 1860.
The Race to the White House lecture will be given by Anne Moseley, assistant director and curator at the Lincoln Heritage Museum. Anne earned a Master’s degree in Public History from the University of Illinois at Springfield. While at UIS, Mosely worked in the archives of the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD). In 2015, she was awarded the Illinois State Historical Society’s Malkovich Award for Young Museum Professionals. Moseley currently serves on the Looking for Lincoln Steering Committee.
The Lincoln Lecture series is a unique series focusing on what we can learn from the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. This year’s lectures focus on the election of 1860. Speakers will discuss the similarities and differences between the 1860 presidential election and this year’s presidential election.