Favorite Lincoln stories to be featured at Reagan Library

February 08, 2008
Santa Paula News

Several popular stories about Abraham Lincoln will be told by storyteller Jim Woodard during the Presidents’ Day program at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley on Monday, February 18.

Several popular stories about Abraham Lincoln will be told by storyteller Jim Woodard during the Presidents’ Day program at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley on Monday, February 18. The program will include true and legendary stories about the famed 16th president, ranging from Lincoln’s boyhood adventures while living in his one-room log cabin to his experiences as president during the Civil War.Woodard, a Ventura resident, will present two storytelling programs – beginning at 11 a.m. on the Library’s Courtyard Stage, and at 1 p.m. in the Presidential Learning Center. Other special Presidents’ Day activities, keyed to the interest of all ages, are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Woodard has been the resident storyteller at the Ronald Reagan Library since 1995. He received the George Washington Award for Excellence in Public Communications from the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge for his historic and patriotic storytelling programs.For more information about the programs, call Woodard at 658-6697, or email storyjim@aol.com. or information about other Presidents’ Day activities at the Ronald Reagan Library, phone 800-410-8354. The library is located at 40 Presidential Dr. in Simi Valley.



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