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February 24, 2009 - 5:00pm

February Lecture at the Holland Land Office Museum

On Wednesday, February 25th the public is invited to special program at the Holland Land Office Museum. In celebration of the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth, the Museum will be hosting a lecture called, Lincoln and the Free Soil Movement.

The program will be presented by Garth Swanson. Mr. Swanson is a Professor of History at Genesee Community College. He will put Lincoln in perspective, discuss his views on slavery and dispel some of the Lincoln myths. He will also discuss some of Lincoln’s ties to Western New York.

The program will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Holland Land Office Museum. Refreshments will be served following the program. Get there early for a good seat, because there will be a full house!

 

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