The Seward County Community College/Area Technical School Library is proud
to present the traveling exhibit ³Lincoln in Kansas.² The exhibit details
Abraham Lincoln¹s lone visit to Kansas in 1859 and the lasting influence his
trip had on the Sunflower State.
In December 1859, Lincoln came to Kansas campaigning for the presidency. He
visited several towns in northeast, including Leavenworth and Atchison
during a week-long visit. The exhibit also chronicles his life and legacy
from a young lawyer to his debates with Stephen Douglas up until his
untimely and tragic death in 1865. ³Lincoln in Kansas² was produced by the
Kansas Historical Society and is part of the Kansas Interpretive Traveling
The exhibit is open to the public for the entire month of April. Regular
library hours are 7:45 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 7:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.,
Friday; and 1-9 p.m., Sunday.
For more information, contact the SCCC/ATS Library at (620) 417-1160.