PAST PRESIDENT TO VISIT ATLANTIC
Abraham Lincoln will be at the American Legion Memorial Building on Sunday, February
19 at 2 pm. His visit is sponsored by Atlantic Rock Island Society Enterprise (ARISE).
His presentation will be followed by time for questions, visiting and refreshments.
Lee Williams becomes Abraham Lincoln not only in appearance but also in portraying
Lincoln’s character, We see humility, determination, humor, and compassion.
Williams has appeared in classrooms reaching children, youth and adults from
kindergarten to university to retirees. He has participated in church services, weddings,
Valentine banquets, corporation conferences, and numerous Presidents’ Day
celebrations. He often participates in a reenactment to review the troops and living history
fairs to mingle with the crowds.
Mr. Williams is a native to southwest Iowa and has traveled the world to give his
presentations. He is a member of the Association of Lincoln presenters, an organization
dedicated to bringing Abe and Mary Lincoln to life through fun, educational
performances.
The presentation is free and open to the public. The Building is handicapped accessible.
Everyone is welcome on Sunday, February 19 beginning at 2 pm.