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Welcome To The
District of Columbia
We are the most active and longest continuously serving Lincoln study organization in the United States of America
Winner of the 2022 Wendy Allen Award from the Lincoln Forum for bringing learning, scholarship, and enlightenment to a wide public.
The purpose of the Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia is:
to study the life and leadership of Abraham Lincoln
to engage new generations in understanding his dedication to equality and liberty under law and his attitude “with malice toward none, with charity for all;"
to educate about his vision “that government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from the earth.”
"With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations."
About the Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia
The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia was organized in 1935. It is an active institution dedicated to the study of our 16th President.
David J. Kent: President
Debbie Jackson: VP Special Events
Jon Willen: VP for Programming
Wendy Swanson: Lincolnian Editor
Susan Dennis: Membership Secretary
Ed Epstein: Recording Secretary
Janet Saros: Treasurer
John A. O'Brien: Immediate Past President
Craig Howell: At Large
Richard Margolies: At Large
Rod Ross: At Large
Scott Schroeder: At Large
- Tue, Oct 17Oct 17, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDThttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/84266254583Join a research-based, deep dive discussion into the speech that Lincoln used to define the purpose of the war and destiny of the nation.
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