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Monument Man: The Life and Art of Daniel Chester French
March 6, 2019; 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Concord Museum; Churchill and Janet Franklin Lyceum in the Rasmussen Education Center
$5.00 for members, $10 for non-members

Speaker: Harold Holzer, one of the leading historians of Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era, explores the long life and dramatic artistic career of pre-eminent American sculptor Daniel Chester French, whose statue for the Lincoln Memorial is arguably the nation’s most iconic statue.

Emerson in His Library
April 6, 2019; 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Colonial Inn, Concord Center, Main Dining Room
$25, includes full breakfast. Reservations required, by sending a check made out to The Friends of Sleepy Hollow for $25 for each reservation and send to The Friends of Sleepy Hollow, P.O. Box 313, Concord, MA 01742.

Speaker: David Wood, Curator of the Concord Museum. David’s topic will bring guests into the inner sanctum of this world-famous poet, essayist and speaker who lived in Concord and spent his writing, thinking and conversing hours in his beloved study. The Museum has recently catalogued all the objects in Emerson’s study and David will share highlights of particular Emerson possessions, interwoven with the literary, philosophical, and courageous people who spent time with him in the study.