A FITTING TRIBUTE: MEMORIAL TRIBUTES TO ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Speaker: Dan Welch
ONLINE EVENT || Saturday, May 9, 2020 || 1:00 – 2:00PM
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President Abraham Lincoln died on April 15, 1865 after being shot by John Wilkes Booth the evening before. Explore how citizens, North and South, reacted to the Lincoln assassination through written words, speeches, associations, monuments, and music in the wake of his death.
Dan Welch currently serves as a primary and secondary educator with a public school district in northeast Ohio. Previously, Dan was the education programs coordinator for the Gettysburg Foundation, the non-profit partner of Gettysburg National Military Park, and continues to serve as a seasonal park ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park. Welch received his BA in Instrumental Music Education from Youngstown State University and a MA in Military History with a Civil War Era concentration at American Military University. Welch has also studied under the tutelage of Dr. Allen C. Guelzo as part of the Gettysburg Semester at Gettysburg College. His first book, The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, 1863, was released as part of the Emerging Civil War Series in June 2016. He currently resides with his wife, Sarah, in Boardman, Ohio.
Registration not required. Free and open to the public.
2nd Saturday Lecture Series made possible by the Massey Charitable Trust.