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Abe Lincoln at Gettysburg – Ice Cream Night
May 14, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
Mel Maurer is past president of the Cleveland Civil War Roundtable, now its Historian, will share his talk about the real story of how Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg Address – no, he didn’t write it on the back of an envelope. The talk examines how Lincoln thought and wrote, taking you to Gettysburg that historic November 19, 1863 to hear his greatest speech – maybe the greatest speech ever – and the reaction to it. Following the program stay to enjoy ice cream sundaes.