President Abraham Lincoln and Tad to appear at York CWRT meeting
The York Civil War Round Table will feature Living Historian Dr. Andrew Winand and his son, Noah Winand, portraying in first person President Abraham Lincoln and his son Tad at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 17, 2010. The special father and son relationship that Abraham Lincoln shared with his son Tad, the family dynamics of the Lincoln family, the Gettysburg Address and Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address will be some of the topics discussed at the presentation.
Dr. Andrew Winand who is a York physician says he is humbled by Lincoln and strives for authenticity. He and his family did a photographic recreation of the 145th anniversary of the Lincoln funeral train’s stop in York on April 21, 2010.
Dr. Winand and his son Noah have been portraying Abraham and Tad Lincoln since the bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth in 2009. They have performed for schools, Cub Scouts, retirement groups, service organizations and personal care homes. To the best of their knowledge, they are the only father and son team in the country to portray our 16th President and his youngest son. They appeared in Washington, DC in August at President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldier’s Home. Their performance is provided as a community service, but any donations will be given to Logos Academy, a Christian school in York for inner-city youth.
The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday evening at the York County Heritage Trust at 250 E. Market St. in downtown York, Pennsylvania. For questions, please contact Lila Fourhman-Shaull at YCHT. 717-848-1587, ext. 223
There is no charge for admission and the public is welcome ! Bring a friend !