Paul Beaver to be guest speaker at
Elkhart dinner lecture
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[January 15, 2015]
- The Elkhart Historical Society announces the first of its Dinner
Lecture Series for 2015, featuring popular speaker and historian
Paul Beaver, Professor Emeritus from Lincoln College.
Professor Beaver will present “From War’s Ashes to the Birth of
Lincoln College,” which gives insights on the founding of Lincoln
University (now Lincoln College), which was the first and only
institution named for Abraham Lincoln during his lifetime.
The event will be on Saturday, January 31, at 5:30 p.m. at
Horsefeather’s Wild Hare Café, 104 Governor Oglesby Street in
Elkhart. (A postponement date of Tuesday, February 3 at 5:30 p.m.
has been added in the event of inclement weather.)
The dinner menu includes two meat choices Roast Pork Tenderloin
or Beef Bourguignon and will be served with mashed potatoes, gravy,
vegetables, salad, rolls, dessert choice of Fruit Crisp with Dollop
of Cream or Ice Cream with Chocolate Sauce, coffee, tea, or iced
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Ticket price includes dinner and the lecture. Reservations are
required and can be made by calling 217- 947-2238. Forms can be
obtained online at
www.elkharthistoricalsociety.org, or in Elkhart at either
The Country Bumpkin (103 Governor Oglesby Street) or Horsefeathers.
Space is limited for this tribute to Abraham Lincoln and for his
namesake school, Lincoln College, so make your reservation now.
[J. Rob Wilson]