Event — President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home

Cottage Conversations: Robert S. Levine

Where: President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home

140 Rock Creek Church Road NW, Washington, D.C. 20011

When: Thursday, March 3, 2016, 6:00 pm reception, 6:30 pm talk

Details: Cottage Conversations offers relaxing evenings to socialize and learn something new about our 16th president from authors, collectors, and artists. The program begins with a cocktail reception, is followed by the lecture, and concludes with a book signing.

Famed abolitionist, orator, and writer Frederick Douglass wrote three autobiographies in his lifetime. Historian Robert S. Levine, author of the new book The Lives of Frederick Douglass, will discuss and reflect on Douglass’s many narratives to present a more complete and fascinating look at the social reformer. Dr. Levine is Robert is Professor of English and a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland.

Cost: $10 for the lecture and $10 for the reception.

To purchase tickets and RSVP, email Michelle Martz at MMartz@lincolncottage.org or call (202) 688-3735.

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