Ronald C. White, who has written three prize-winning books about Abraham Lincoln, will lecture on his latest book entitled "American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant." This book won the William Henry Seward Award for Excellence in Civil War Biography awarded by the Civil War Forum of Metropolitan New York. It was also a finalist for the Gilder-Lehrman Military History Book Prize.
There will be time for discussion and meeting and greeting this nationally regarded author. Walk-ins will be allowed as space permits. To learn more about Mr. White visit www.prhspeakers.com. Tickets may be purchased online, or by calling the museum, mailing in the registration form, or visiting the Museum Gift Shop.
Directions: Midway Village Museum - 6799 Guilford Rd., Rockford, IL 61107 - From I-90 and E. State St. (U.S. Business 20): Go west on E. State to Perryville Rd. Turn right (north) on Perryville to Guilford Rd. (about 1 mile). Turn left (west) on Guilford Rd. to museum entrance on south side of street. From the south: I-39 to I-90 (north, toward Wisconsin) and proceed as above. From IL 251 or IL 2 and Business U.S. 20: Go east on Business 20 to Mulford Rd. Turn left (north) on Mulford to Guilford and turn right (east). Look for the signature Millhouse by the entrance gate.