Lincoln Scholars at Historical Society

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

In honor of Lincoln’s birthday on Feb. 12, the Knox County Historical Society opened the doors of the old Knoxville courthouse on Sunday and brought in two of the most nationally-renowned Lincoln historians, who both happen to be residents of Knox County, for an informal discussion about the beloved president…

Douglas Wilson and Rodney Davis, both retired professors of Knox College, have devoted much, if not all, of their retired lives to studying and preserving Lincoln’s legacy. With more than 100 combined years of experience at Knox College, the duo has established an impressive resume, which includes working with the Library of Congress and Stephen Spielberg on his most recent movie ["Lincoln."]… Read more…