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LINCOLN CITY – Glenna Schroeder-Lein, author of the book “Lincoln and Medicine,” will be the featured speaker at the annual Lincoln Day program Feb. 10.
The program will begin at 2 p.m. and will be held in the Abraham Lincoln Hall of Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Lincoln City.
The 2013 Lincoln Day program will include presentation of the colors by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, special music and other ceremonial activities to honor the memory of Abraham Lincoln and his family.
Following the indoor program, the traditional pilgrimage to the gravesite of Nancy Hanks Lincoln for a wreath-laying ceremony will be held.
All are invited to a reception in the Memorial Visitor Center at the conclusion of the program.
The park entrance fee will be waived for this special event.
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial preserves the Indiana farm where Abraham Lincoln lived for 14 years – from 1816 to 1830 – and the site where his mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln, is buried.
The memorial is located eight miles south of Interstate 64 on Indiana 162, adjacent to Lincoln State Park.
For more information, contact the park office at (812) 937-4541.