Past Event

Between Fences: A Conversation with the Railsplitter, Abraham Lincoln

Lonn Pressnell as Abe Lincoln viewing the "American Presidency: A Glorious Burden" exhibit at the Missouri Historical SocietyJoin living historian, Lonn Pressnall, a retired professor of drama at Richland Community College, as he becomes "the Great Railsplitter" Abraham Lincoln in a first-person characterization.

Lincoln will discuss the importance of rivers and natural conservation in Central Illinois.

Pressnall has been performing as Abraham Lincoln for many years, including in venues at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, the Missouri Historical Society, and for the Illinois Department of Tourism, to name a few.

For more information about this event, please contact Bobbi Perryman at 217.935.5174. For more information on Lonn Pressnall, visit his website: