The Lincoln Memorial Shrine’s Lincoln Season begins in February!
Open House – Saturday, February 4
Commemorate Lincoln and the Civil War at the Open House on Saturday, February 4, 11am-3pm at the Lincoln Memorial Shrine and Smiley Park in Redlands. The event will be preceded by the annual Lincoln Pilgrimage, which will culminate with a program on the steps of the Lincoln Shrine at 10:30am.
The popular annual event will once again feature live music, Civil War reenactors, and family activities. The ever-popular 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery will provide hourly cannon demonstrations, the 7th Michigan Cavalry will discuss the life of cavalrymen during the war, and President Lincoln presenter Robert Broski will recite the Gettysburg Address.
Lincoln Dinner – Saturday, February 11
The Watchorn Lincoln Dinner returns to the University of Redlands’ Orton Center on Saturday, February 11. In honor of the 91st occasion of the annual event, the 2023 dinner will feature Dr. Turkiya Lowe, Chief Historian for the National Park Service, as keynote. Focusing on the 50th anniversary of the NPS designation of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, the program will discuss the ways Abraham Lincoln’s life and legacy have been interpreted at the site over the years.
Annual attendance to the Lincoln Dinner is $65 for Lincoln Memorial Association contributors who donate or renew in January 2023, and $75 for the general public. For reservations, please call (909)798-7632 or email email@example.com. The deadline for reservations is Friday, February 3, or until sold out.