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Lincoln 200 in the News


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Lincoln 200 Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Festival

Mary L. Hagy Co-Founder
Dianne L. Semingson Co-Founder
Rachel Dukeman Project Director
Kathy Spencer Sponsorship + Special Events
Andrew Coldren Civil War Curator


Lincoln 200 Festival Discovery Chairs

Gwen Borowsky Lincoln for Kids
Andrew Coldren Lincoln Exhibition
Diane Dalto Woosnam Performing/Visual Arts
Sarah M. Hagy Green Linc
Jon Sirlin Living History/Modern Military
V. Chapman Smith Education/Youth Programs
James D. Straw Performing/Visual Arts
Anthony Waskie, PhD Living History/Modern Military
Stephanie Zarus, PharmD Medical/Life Sciences


Lincoln 200 Festival Leadership Committee

Colleen Daley Co-Chair
Annemarie Haskins Co-Chair
Gwen Borowsky
Meredith Brennan, Esq.
Randy L. Brennan
Alexandria de Rossi Davis
Karen Kaiser Falone
Mary Gregg
Lindsay Groff
Marlo Hall
Katherin Holtzer
Elie Haupt
Carol Hauptfuhrer
Kate Kinslow
Priscilla Luce
Jane Mackie
Kyra McGrath
Marclarose Shestack
Lisa Simon
Sharon Smith
Joan Specter
Dr. Janet DeBerry Steinberg
Meg Taft
Catherine E. Ward

Lincoln 200 Supporters

Nicholas DeBenedictis, Aqua America
David L. Cohen, Comcast
The Honorable Dwight Evans, PA House
The Honorable Dennis O'Brien, PA House
The Honorable Dominic Pileggi, PA Senate
The Honorable Michael Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia
John Rowe, Exelon Corp
The Honorable Arlen Specter, U.S. Senate
PA Council on the Arts
Independence National Historic Park
Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corp
Independence Visitor Center
National Archives
National Constitution Center
William Penn Foundation

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