A traveling exhibit entitled “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” will start its five-week stay at Culver Military Academies on Oct. 14. The grand opening will be held on Oct. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. ET. The exhibit will run through Nov. 16 with hours of Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sundays, noon to 7 p.m. There is no admission charge for the exhibit.
The exhibit will be at Huffington Library. Culver Military Academy students will be there in civil war dress to guide guests through the exhibit. The students will also give guests interesting details about all of Lincoln’s constitutional changes, civil war, and Lincoln’s presidency.
Special events at the exhibit will include presentations given by various college professors. These professors include Nicole Etcheson, History professor at Ball State University, on Oct. 25 at 7 p.m.; Samuel Graber of Valpo University on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m.; and CMA’s quiz bowl team will be taking on the staff and faculty members in a fun trivia competition regarding Abraham Lincoln, his presidency, and the Civil War.
The traveling exhibition is organized by the National Constitution Center and the American Library Association Public Programs office. The exhibition is made possible by a generous grant made by National Endowment for Humanities.