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Lecture Series on Abraham Lincoln at the Reece Museum

The Reece Museum is offering a free public lecture series in conjunction with the temporary exhibit Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War.

The lecture series begins on June 14 at 6:00pm with Dr. Stephen W. Berry”s presentation, “Words Fitly Spoken.”  Dr. Berry is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Georgia.  His work focuses on the reactions and responses of the men and women who lived during and after the Civil War and includes All That Makes a Man: Love and Ambition in the Civil War South and Weirding the War:  Stories From the Civil War”s Ragged Edges. 

Three additional public lectures will be offered in June and July:

June 20 at 5:30pm – Dr. Tom Lee, Associate Professor of History at ETSU, will present “”Bid War”s Infernal Carnage Cease:” Thomas A. R. Nelson, the Constitution, and Secession in East Tennessee.”

July 11 at 5:30pmcasino online Dr. Steven Nash, Assistant Professor of History at ETSU, will present “”A New Birth of Freedom in the Southern Mountains;” Emancipation in East Tennessee and Western North Carolina.”

July 18 at 5:30pm – Dr. Andrew Slap, Associate Professor of History at ETSU will present “Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson and the Constitution in the Civil War Era.”

Please join us at the Reece Museum for one or all of these engaging, FREE, public lectures!  Brochures about the event are available at the Chester Inn Museum and more information can be located on the Reece Museum”s website.

The special exhibit, Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War, will be on display at the Reece Museum from June 12 through July 26.