P.O. Box 39, 205 Railroad Avenue, Danville, CA 94526
Located at the corner of Railroad and Prospect Avenues in Downtown Danville
Upcoming Exhibits and Walking Tours
March 19 - May 1: Abraham Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War - an American Library Association Traveling Exhibit
Several special events will enrich the exhibit for you:
March 17, 2015 - Opening address by Justice George Nicholson: “Lincoln’s Living Legacy: Solitude, Service, and Sacrifice” at 7 p.m. in the San Ramon Valley High School Performing Arts Center, 501 Danville Blvd., Danville (south end of campus next to Love Lane parking lot).
March 30, 2015 – Address by UC Davis Professor Vikram Amar: “President Lincoln and the Scope of Executive Power” at 7 pm in the Danville Community Center, 420 Front St. Danville. Co-sponsor: Danville Library.
April 14, 2015 – “A Noble Oak Has Fallen” – a commemoration of the life and legacy of Lincoln on the 150th anniversary of his assassination at 7 pm in the Danville Library, 400 Front St., Danville. Civil War music, Civil War re-enactors, a dramatic performance of “Our American Cousin”, the ringing words of Lincoln, and poetry celebrating his life.
The National Constitution Center and the American Library Association Public Programs Office organized the exhibit with the help of a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH): great ideas brought to life. The traveling exhibition is based on an exhibition of the same name developed by the National Constitution Center.
May 12 - June 20: "California Invites the World: The 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition" - from Sacramento's Capitol Museum
May 12 - June 28: Museum of the San Ramon Valley 30th Anniversary - a waiting room exhibit
June 27 - August 23: Trains
August 29 - September 26: Journey Stories
October 3 - November 8: Indian Life
November 17 - January 3: Christmas Memories
Town of Danville Tours
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public, no reservation required. The requested donation is $4 per person.
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