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Feb. 8, 2013St. Joseph, MO |  By: Swetnam

Mary Todd Lincoln

The Saint Joseph Museum will celebrate President Lincoln's birthday on Tuesday with a program about his first lady.

"Mary Todd Lincoln: Her Role as Wife, Mother, and First Lady" will include a civil war fashion show and feature a Lincoln-favorite desert. Museum Public Relations Officer Kathy Reno says the event will explore the diverse aspects of the first lady's life.

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Reno says the museum will present the program twice on Tuesday afternoon; 2 o'clock and 6 o'clock. The Saint Joseph Museum does require reservations to attend the event.