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"First Lady of Controversy" Talk at Western Kentucky University

  • Western Room (1st floor) Kentucky Building, Western Kentucky University, 1444 Kentucky Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101 Bowling Green, KY 42101 (map)

Mary Todd Lincoln House Executive Director Gwen Thompson will present a talk tilted  “First Lady of Controversy” on the campus of Western Kentucky University. Sophisticated and educated, Mrs. Lincoln seemed poised for success as first lady. Yet, few women in American history have endured as much tragedy and controversy. Join us to learn more about this fascinating Kentucky woman.

This program is free and open to the public. For further information, please contact Jonathan Jeffrey, WKU Department Head for the Department of Library Special Collections and the Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Coordinator, at 270-745-5265 or

Earlier Event: February 18
Presidents' Day Family Event