With a plethora  of movies out lately about the life and times of Lincoln, interest in our 16th president is at an all-time high.

You'll be able to learn more about the man at an exhibition called Lincoln: The Constitution & the Civil War opening January 23rd at Central Library

From the official release:

 

"Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War," a traveling exhibition, will open on Wednesday, January 21 at Central Library located at 301 W. Claude Street in Lake Charles. An opening reception for the exhibit led by the program's scholar, Dr. Michael Smith, Associate Professor of History at McNeese State University, will be held on Friday, January 23rd at 4:00 p.m. at the library. The exhibition examines how President Lincoln used the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War-the secession of Southern states, slavery and wartime civil liberties. The exhibit will run during library hours through March 6 and is free and open to the public. Call 337-721-7151 for details.