Pennsylvania in the Election of 1860 - Facebook Live
Updated: Aug 17, 2020
Join the PennCivilWar team for a discussion of the Keystone State's crucial role in the Election of 1860 that saw Abraham Lincoln elected the 16th President of the United States. We'll be chatting on Facebook Live on Tuesday, August 18 at 8 PM.
You can sign up here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2605167503054865
You can tune in live at 8 PM on Tuesday here: https://www.facebook.com/PennCivilWar/live_videos/
Topics we'll be discussing:
Rich Condon - The Wide Awake movement in 1860 in Western Pennsylvania
Jake Wynn - The Wide Awake movement in 1860 in Pennsylvania's anthracite coal fields
Kendrick Gibbs - Alexander McClure and the Election of 1860
Codie Eash - "The Reading Ticket" - The messy coalition politics in Berks County in 1860
We'll see you soon!