Civil War Tech: Lincoln's PatentJoin us as we merge science and history, two areas of study not often united but undeniably connected. Families are invited to see first-hand the science and innovation of Civil War technology.Did you know Abraham Lincoln is the only President in U.S. History to hold a patent? Learn about Abraham Lincoln’s patented invention and his passion for innovation and technology! Build your own 19th century invention and pitch it to our panel of mock investors.
Students ages 8-12 are welcome to participate. Limited number of spaces available. Students must be checked in with the Civil War Tech instructor before their parent or guardian leaves. Event in the Library (does not include museum admission). E-TICKET MUST BE PRESENTED FOR ENTRY (printed or on digital device).