Abraham Lincoln Birthday Party at Logan County Courthouse,
Classroom presentations, storytelling, refreshments. Coloring
contest winners will be announced.
Lincoln's Birthday Luncheon, 11 a.m. at the Maple Club.
Speaker: Ralph Gary, author of "Following Lincoln's Footsteps."
Tickets are $15 and are available at Lincoln College Museum, Mount
Pulaski Historical Museum, Lincoln City Hall, Simonson Flooring
Center and Logan County Historical Society (call 732-2898). Music
by the Prairie Aires. Mary Todd Lincoln cake donated by Lincoln
Postville Courthouse State Historic Site Open House, noon-4 p.m.
Guy Fraker, attorney and author with a lifelong interest in
Abraham Lincoln, will speak at 1:30 and 3 p.m. in the second-floor
historic courtroom. Period music by Postville Express, tours,
hand-quilting demonstrations, cake and punch. Bring your family
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Sunday, Feb. 13
- Lincoln College Charter Day
Celebration, Johnston Center for Performing Arts, 2 p.m.
Charter Day activities honor the founding of Lincoln College. The
celebration will include presenting an honorary degree to
well-known history guide and Civil War scholar Edwin C. Bearss and
hosting a panel of Lincoln historians. The panel will discuss the
topic "Lincoln and the American Dream." The event is open to the
public, with a reception to follow in the Meyer-Evans Student
Chamber of Commerce]