Penn Center hosts this exhibit from the National Constitution Center, which is funded by a grant courtesy of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The exhibit offers a fresh perspective on Abraham Lincoln that focuses on his struggle to meet the political and constitutional challenges of the Civil War. The exhibit is open during library hours: Mon & Wed 1-8, Tues. & Thurs. 10-5, Fri. 1-5, Sat. 9-5.
Lecture and book talk with author Dr. Orville Vernon Burton, Professor of History and Director of Clemson Cyber Institute, Clemson University. In a remarkable reappraisal of Lincoln, the distinguished historian Orville Vernon Burton shows how the the president's Southernness empowered him to conduct a civil war that redefined freedom as a personal right, protected by the rule of law. No registration required. Space is limited. Program is open to everyone. Program begins at 1:00pm and repeats at 3:30pm.
We’re taking a trip down memory lane and getting out the games and snacks that you enjoyed when you were little. Get ready for juice boxes, FunDips, Chutes and Ladders, and Candyland. We’ll have a few other surprises lined up too. For 6th graders and up.