Josh Cain Presents "The Day Lincoln Spent in Dayton"

Swedenborg Memorial Library

03/18/2014 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Brown Bag presentation by Dayton historian, Josh Cain, UU alumnus, based on the book Mr. Lincoln Came to Dayton.  Mr. Cain will describe the places Lincoln visited and the people he met when he cam to Dayton in 1859.  During his four hour stop, Lincoln gave a short, impromptu speech; had his photograph taken; ate dinner; and gave a 90 minute speech in which he argued that slavery was not permitted by the U.S. Constitution.