Labor Day Celebration

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Date: August 27, 2009
Contact: Steve Brown, 270,358.3137

Press Release

Release date: August 18, 2009

What:Music and Living History Presentations honoring Labor Day, Monday September 7, 2009

Who: First Person Re-enactors Eric Franz as Abraham Lincoln and Zoe Jackson as Mary Chestnut

Music by folk singer Anne Milligan

When: Labor Day Monday, September 7 at:

11:00 am (ET) Mr. Lincoln reflects on his life up to his election as an Illinois State Representative.

2:00 p.m. Mary Chestnut, taken directly from one of the South’s most articulate women during the Civil War and offering an interesting Southern perspective.        

Why: A special Bicentennial celebration of Labor Day

How Much: FREE, public is invited to attend!

Where: On the Memorial Building Steps, 2995 Lincoln Farm Road, Hodgenville, KY42748, three miles south of Hodgenville, KY on US 31E.

Contact information: 270-358-3137, e-mail us

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. (ET) on Labor Day Monday, September 7, 2009.

In case of rain, the programs will be held indoors at the auditorium.




Last updated: April 14, 2015

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Hodgenville, KY 42748


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