Enjoy hearing a first-hand account from Abraham Lincoln
himself of the history of the United States of America during his time, from
his childhood on the frontier to the twelve turbulent years from 1854 to 1865
which nearly destroyed our young nation but instead eventually resulted in a
“new birth of freedom”.
was of course one of that latter period’s greatest protagonists, and today is
one of our nation’s most beloved and esteemed historical figures. Mr. Lincoln
quotes from his best-known speeches and writings, and he also talks about his
own inspiring story, of how he rose from a humble background to the highest
office in the land through self-study, hard work, ambition, and a strong moral
is portrayed by Kevin Wood, a professional Lincoln presenter who bears a
remarkable resemblance to “the Great Emancipator” and who is extremely
knowledgeable about his life and times. Mr. Wood has been portraying Mr.
Lincoln since the year 2000, and on a professional basis since 2015. He has
made over 1,800 appearances in 32 states plus Washington DC and two foreign
countries: Canada and Spain. Mr. Wood also writes a blog – “Loath to Close…
Still!” – which encourages others to reflect upon and learn from President
Lincoln’s life and legacy. For more information, visit www.mrlincoln.com.