Thursday, February 5, 2009

A Celebration of Abraham Lincoln's Birthday and President's Day at HPL

In honor of Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday and President's Day on February 16th, the library is displaying treasures from the Mary Talmage Local History Room on the main floor of the library. Stop by the periodical room and see the exhibit of wonderful resources from our collection. The following are several titles featured in the display:
Memorial Address on the Life and Character of Abraham Lincoln by George Bancroft (1866),
Nation’s Loss: A Discourse upon the Life, Services and Death of Abraham Lincoln, Late President of the United States by Hiram P. Crozier . Delivered at Huntington, L.I., April 19, 1865., Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt Vol. I-V (1938), The Writings of Washington Vol I-XII (1846).

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