Lincoln to be ‘guest’ at history program


The Delaware County Historical Society will present a Civil War era discussion with a key historical figure – President Abraham Lincoln featuring re-enactor John Cooper.

The program “A Conversation with Abe Lincoln”, on April 6, 7 p.m. at the Barn at Stratford, 2690 Stratford Road, Delaware, is free and open to the public. It will begin with Mr. Lincoln reminiscing about the Civil War and generals from Ohio that he knew, then the conversation will be opened to questions from the audience, a news release states

Cooper has been portraying President Lincoln for more than 25 years, including recently at the Historical Society’s “150th Commemoration of Delaware County in the Civil War” as well as numerous appearances at the Delaware County Fair. He has an extensive personal history library that includes over 100 books about Lincoln and his colleagues.

This special program is sponsored by Fidelity Federal Savings & Loan and Hilborn Insurance.

For information email [email protected] or call Delaware County Historical Society Executive Director, Donna Meyer at 740-369-3831, extension 3.

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