Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. For details, please visit our calendar.

Walks & Talks
Lincoln in New York Walking Tour
Historical Walking Tours
Cal Snyder
Sat, May 21st, 2011 | 12:00 pm
$20
(members $10)

Lincoln's anti-slavery speech at Cooper Union made him a national figure and propelled him to the Presidency. During the course of this walk, we'll explore this pivotal speech, Henry Ward Beecher, and the making of the image of Lincoln. Starting with Lincoln's statue at Union Square, we'll walk to Cooper Union, then take the subway to Brooklyn to see other sites, such as the little-known Lincoln bas-relief at Beecher's Pilgrim Church. Walking Tours are limited to 35 guests per tour. Please buy tickets in advance.

Speaker Bio(s) Cal Snyder is the author of Out of Fire and Valor: The War Memorials of New York City from the Revolution to 9/11.

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