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Living History: Meet Abraham Lincoln

Living History- Meet Abraham Lincoln

Jun 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Jun 9, 2019

Recurring (see all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Jun 9, 2019

New-York Historical Society
70 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York, NY

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Free with museum admission

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Meet Abe Lincoln, portrayed by Living Historian Howard Wright. Listen to stories about Lincoln’s daily life in the White House with his family, discover how JFK’s inaugural address echoed Lincoln’s ideas, and look inside Honest Abe’s top hat or try to tell time on his special pocket watch. Also check out the awesome, interactive Children’s Museum in the basement.

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