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Spend an evening with President and Mrs. Lincoln in Batavia

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  • Max and Donna Daniels of Wheaton will portray President Abraham Lincoln and his wife Mary in a one-act play on Sunday, Feb. 24.

    Max and Donna Daniels of Wheaton will portray President Abraham Lincoln and his wife Mary in a one-act play on Sunday, Feb. 24.
    Courtesy of Batavia Depot Museum

 

Submitted by Batavia Depot Museum

Spend an evening with Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln at the Batavia Depot Museum's 11th annual Lincoln Dinner Theater at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Lincoln Inn Banquets, 1345 S. Batavia Ave.

"An Evening with Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln" brings history alive as our nation commemorates the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and the Battle of Gettysburg. The one-act play takes place in the White House at the end of the Civil War and delves deep in to the responsibilities of the presidency and the personal traumas suffered by the family.

The play is written and performed by Max and Donna Daniels of Wheaton. The Daniels are nationally known as full-time Lincoln history presenters.

The cost is $37 and includes buffet dinner and performance. Tickets are on sale now at the Batavia Park District Civic Center, 327 W. Wilson St., the Eastside Community Center, 14 N. Van Buren St., or the Depot Museum, 155 Houston St.

For more information. call the Batavia Park District at (630) 879-5235 or the Batavia Depot Museum at (630) 406-5274.