Valley Talks lecture on President Lincoln

Valley Talks lecture on President Lincoln

WOONSOCKET – The Museum of Work & Culture, 42 South Main St., will offer the final installment of its 2018 Valley Talks, a series of free lectures, on Sunday, March 11, at 1:30 p.m.

Writer and historical re-enactor Paul Bourget will explore the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

Bourget is the owner and president of Bourget & Associates. He was the editor, researcher, and co-writer of “Towers of Faith and Family,” a history of Woonsocket’s St. Ann’s parish, and was the founding president of St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center. He currently serves as the president of the Museum of Work & Culture’s Preservation Foundation, treasurer of the Stadium Theatre Preservation Foundation, and a member of the Woonsocket School Committee. Bourget is also an experienced historical re-enactor, portraying Brigadier Gen. George Sears Greene, a native Rhode Islander and forgotten hero of Gettysburg.