Abe Lincoln will guest tonight


Staff Report



Abe Lincoln (played by John Cooper) rides the slide at a past Delaware County Fair.


Will Answer Questions About the Civil War and Life During the 1800s

DELAWARE – The Delaware County Historical Society will present a Civil War era discussion with a key historical figure – President Abraham Lincoln (Reenactor John Cooper).

The program “A Conversation with Abe Lincoln,” on Apr. 6, 7 p.m. at the Barn at Stratford, 2690 Stratford Rd., 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.

John Cooper has been portraying President Abraham 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.

The Delaware County Historical Society is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote, preserve and sustain interest in the history of Delaware County. The Barn at Stratford is operated by DCHS as an event venue for weddings, corporate meetings and other special occasions. To learn more, visit the venue and society web sites at barnatstratford.org and delawareohiohistory.org.

Abe Lincoln (played by John Cooper) rides the slide at a past Delaware County Fair.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/48/2017/04/web1_lincoln-on-slide.jpgAbe Lincoln (played by John Cooper) rides the slide at a past Delaware County Fair.

Staff Report

For more information email Programs@DelawareOhioHistory.org or call Delaware County Historical Society Executive Director, Donna Meyer at 740-369-3831, extension 3.

For more information email Programs@DelawareOhioHistory.org or call Delaware County Historical Society Executive Director, Donna Meyer at 740-369-3831, extension 3.