Evening Lecture: Abraham Lincoln, the Black Man's President

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Thursday February 17

7:00 PM  –  8:30 PM

This event is in person at the Museum and livestreamed. 


Event Description

Encounter the remarkable story of the relationship between Abraham Lincoln and the Black community during the crucible of the Civil War with Jonathan White, author of A House Built By Slaves. Mariners will appreciate Jonathan's attention to the sailors and soldiers who met with or wrote to Lincoln.


Registration Information

This Evening Lecture will be in person in the Museum's Main Lobby and livestreamed.

JOIN IN PERSON! Doors open at 6 p.m.

  • This program is free for Mariners' Museum Members and $10 for guests
  • Each person will receive one beverage ticket with a cash bar to follow.
  • Order at the Museum Light hors d'oeuvres boxes from Mariners’ Café:
    • $7/single serving
    • $10/couple serving

Seating is limited; tables and chairs will be spaced out for social distancing in compliance with current CDC safety protocols for COVID-19.

JOIN ONLINE! You may log into the lecture at 6:45 p.m.

  • This program is free to watch, and you do not need a Zoom account to participate. When joining the lecture, you will be asked to enter your name and email address.

After you have completed your registration, you will receive a confirmation email that will include the link to use on the day of the lecture. Please save your confirmation email!

Advance registration is required whether you attend the lecture in person or online.

For additional assistance, questions or support, please contact guestrelations@MarinersMuseum.org.

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