The road to the White House for Abraham Lincoln was a rough one, and the story of the 16th president continues to fascinate people around the world to this day.
On August 30, Gleaves Whitney, director of Grand Valley’s Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, will discuss in some depth Lincoln’s life and times.
The Unlikely President: Abraham Lincoln’s Rough Road to the White House
Loutit District Library
407 Columbus Avenue, Grand Haven
Whitney, a presidential scholar and expert, will place particular emphasis on the obstacles Lincoln had to overcome to become the great historic figure he did while serving as the unlikely leader of a broken country.
For more information, visit allpresidents.org.