Warren Greer to speak at LMU’s commemoration of Lincoln’s death

Lincoln Memorial University’s (LMU) Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum (ALLM) will welcome Kentucky Historical Society Professional Services Specialist Warren Greer as the keynote speaker at the University’s annual commemoration of President Lincoln’s death, “Now He Belongs to the Ages” on Friday, April 13.

The commemoration will be held on LMU’s Quadrangle at 10 a.m., as part of the University’s observation of the Civil War Sesquicentennial. In the event of bad weather, it will be moved to the Arnold Auditorium inside the ALLM. “Now He Belongs to the Ages” provides an opportunity for the community to honor President Lincoln’s life and commemorate his untimely death.

LMU Professor of English Elizabeth Lamont will recite Lincoln poetry by Walt Whitman and Carl Sandburg. The program will also include the musical talent of Dr. Conny Ottway.

For more information, contact Carol Campbell, director of programs, at 423-869-6439 or via email at carol.campbell@lmunet.edu. The event is free and open to the public.

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