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When:
February 10, 2020 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
2020-02-10T10:30:00-05:00
2020-02-10T11:30:00-05:00
Where:
Elsmere Library
30 Spruce Ave
Elsmere, DE 19805
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Sharon Concannon
302-892-2213

Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd, who met in 1839 and married in 1842, seemed at first glance to have nothing in common. Yet, they made a marriage that was probably one of the most consequential in American history, as they came to the White House in the midst of the country’s greatest crisis. This talk will look back at this improbable pair, their four sons, and the heartbreaking series of tragedies that struck the family before, during, and after the Civil War.

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