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MEDIA ADVISORY - Press Conference


WHAT:     
Indiana State Museum to announce and unveil a previously unknown artifact from Abraham Lincoln’s life in Indiana.  This is one of the most significant artifacts found since his death in 1865.

Lincoln lived in southern Indiana for most of his adolescence, from 1816 to 1830.

WHO:         
Mike Pence, Indiana Governor
Tom King, President and CEO, ISMHS
Steve Haaff, foremost expert on Lincoln furniture made in Indiana
Dale Ogden, Chief Curator of History & Culture and the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, ISMHS

WHEN:     
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

WHERE:     
Indiana State Museum
650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Ind.

Note: Media attending the press conference are kindly asked to confirm their attendance by sending an email to bwilliams@indianamuseum.org. Arrive no later than 9:50 a.m. and present a valid press identification card.

Posted by Aja May at 8:12 AM