Lincoln: The Consitituition and the Civil War

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily from April 7, 2014 until May 9, 2014

Location: Princeville Heritage Museum

Phone: 309-385-1916


Event Description

February 5, 2014 Updated Feb 5, 2014 at 10:50 AM CDT

The Princeville Heritage Museum in conjunction with the Lillie M. Evans Library will be hosting the exhibit, Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War from April 7, 2014 through May 9, 2014. Organized thematically, the exhibition explores how Lincoln used the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the war—the secession of Southern states, slavery, and wartime civil liberties. Regular hours at the Princeville Heritage Museum during this exhibit will be Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays 10am-2pm; Tuesdays from 2pm-8pm; and Thursdays from 2pm-6pm. The exhibit is closed on Sundays. The Museum is located 325 N Ostrom Avenue in Princeville, IL—15 minutes north of Peoria. For more information and for booking class visits, please call the Museum (309) 385-1916.

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