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Historians Speak


Dr. Michael Burlingame

Renowned historian and Chair in Lincoln Studies at UIS discusses a life spent studying Lincoln .

Dr. Richard Carwardine

Welsh-born Lincoln Scholar and author of a book on Lincoln humor.

Cullom Davis

Oral Historian and Former Director of the Lincoln Legal Papers.

James E. Davis

Emeritus Professor of History and Geography at Illinois College in Jacksonville.

Alan Harn

Illinois based archaeologist for several decades.

Kathryn Harris

Kathryn Harris portrays Civil War legend Harriet Tubman.

Robert Hartley

Journalist and author of numerous works on Illinois history and politics.

Richard 'Fritz' Klein

Klein talks about his experiences portraying Abraham Lincoln.

Alan Lowe

Former director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum discusses its founding.

Mark Plummer

Scholar of Lincoln and Illinois studies and former Professor of History at Illinois State University.

Tom Schwartz

Esteemed Lincoln scholar and former Illinois State Historian.

Lee Slider

Cultural interpreter for the Macon County Conservation Dist..

Dr. Wayne Temple

Distinguished Lincoln scholar discusses a lifetime of Lincoln research.

Tim Townsend

Lincoln home historians discusses history of the Historic Site.

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