Traveling Lincoln exhibit opens Friday at Historic Oak View County Park

From staff reportsApril 17, 2013 

— A traveling exhibition on Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and the Civil War will open at Historic Oak View County Park on Friday and run through May 26.

The exhibition, “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” includes a series of panels and displays based on a version created by the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia and the American Library Association. The public is invited to a free opening event at 6 p.m. Friday, where Michelle Lanier, director of the N.C. African American Heritage Commission, will discuss the role of African Americans in the Civil War.

The exhibition is supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

For more information, call 919-212-7695 or visit www.wakegov.com/parks/oakview and click on “exhibits.”

The park is at 4028 Carya Dr., off Poole Road, in Raleigh

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