In commemoration of the 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln, the History Center presents "Lincoln's Treasurer: Hugh McCulloch of Fort Wayne" exhibit through June 30, 2009. This exhibit shows how Fort Wayne native Hugh McCulloch shaped Abraham Lincoln's presidency and legacy. McCulloch was a banker who helped launch the national banking system, and was secretary of the Treasury during Lincoln's presidency.
Lincoln-related books and DVDs are available in the museum shop, including the book "Hugh McCulloch: Father of Modern Banking" by Susan Lee Guckenberg, offered on sale for a limited time at $18.09 (Lincoln's birth year).
Museum hours are: Monday-Friday 10 am-5 pm; Saturday Noon-5 pm; First Sunday of each month Noon-5 pm. Admission: $5 adults; $3 seniors and students; History Center members and children 5 and under free.
The History Center is located at 302 East Berry Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Parking is free and the facility is handicap accessible. For more information call (260) 426-2882 or visit our website, www.fwhistorycenter.com.