What a coup for the McLean County Museum of History to have Douglas L. Wilson speak!
He is on any Abraham Lincoln fan's list of top Lincoln scholars in the nation. He is the leading authority on the work of William Herndon, Lincoln's long-time law partner and biographer which dominates any study of Lincoln before the White House.
April 15, 2015 marked the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s death. In 1922 and 1923, the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (or D.A.R. for short) erected 19 markers in Central Illinois commemorating the route Abraham Lincoln traveled on the Eighth Judicial Circuit.