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Wilson Lecture

civil-war-coverPlease join Historic Augusta for the annual Dr. Edward J. Cashin Memorial Woodrow Wilson Lecture, to be held on Friday, November 8, 2013 at 6:30 pm at First Presbyterian Church. The speaker, Stephen Berry, PhD, the Amanda and Greg Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era at the University of Georgia, will present “House of Abraham:  the Lincolns and the Todds: a Family Divided by War.” A reception will follow at the Wilson and Lamar Houses. The lecture is free and open to the public and is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Georgia History at Georgia Regents University. The Annual Wilson Lecture is being presented this year as part of a Civil War Symposium which continues on Saturday, November 9, with additional lectures and a readers theater performance. The cost to attend Saturday’s activities is $30.

To register for the Wilson Lecture, the Saturday lectures, or the entire symposium, contact Historic Augusta at 706-724-0436.

Click here to download the brochure for Augusta and the Civil War Symposium Series 1863:  Family, Medicine and the Homefront.

The symposium is made possible, in part, by funding from the Center for the Study of Georgia History, the Kiwanis Club of Augusta, Georgia, Inc., and the Georgia Council for the Arts through appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly. The Georgia Council for the Arts is a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is provided by the Georgia Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities through appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly.