Farmington Plantation to host Lincoln lecture

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Historian will discuss Louisville's influence on Abe

By The Staff

Louisville’s Farmington Historic Plantation will host a lecture Feb. 6 called “Louisville’s Lincoln: How Local Influences Altered Lincoln’s Presidency and American History.” The lecture will be given by historian Steve Wiser.

The program, which will take place at the Farmington Visitor Center, is $10 per person. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 452-9920, or at the door.  Coffee and light refreshments will be served.

Wiser has written numerous local history and architecture books. His most recent is “Louisville Tapestry: People and Places that helped create America’s Most Livable City.” He is three-time president of the Louisville Historical League and is a tour guide at Cave Hill Cemetery.

More information about the series will be available at www.historichomes.org.