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Lincoln the Great Communicator

Dates: Now - Mar. 28, 2020
Times: 6:00PM
Category: Performing Arts
Location: 807 Building, 807 LaSalle Street, Ottawa, IL
Phone: 815-434-2737
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Please contact the Ottawa Visitors Center for details 815-434-2737 This free theatrical style program is presented as a casual conversation between President Lincoln, portrayed by Lincoln Impersonator George Buss, and folklorist Chris Vallillo. Combining live period music by Vallillo with conversation and narrative by President Lincoln, the performance explores Lincoln's personal and political communication. Vallillo will perform on the guitar, bottleneck slide Dobro, banjo and jaw harp. Buss will present his narrative using Lincoln's own words from speeches. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served. This performance is free to attend but requires reservations. Please fill out the form below to reserve seating. For more information about the Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition and the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area, go to

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