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By Teresa Simpson
Whitman County Gazette 

President Lincoln visits Colfax library

The Libey Gallery hosted Keith Deaton, Lincoln impersonator

 

November 23, 2022

Keith Deaton

Teresa Simpson | The Gazette

Children raise their hands to ask President Lincoln questions about his life.

COLFAX- Friends of the library and Colfax Chamber of Commerce welcomed Keith Deaton as President Lincoln Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Center.

Whitman County Library Executive Director Cody Allen, stated that the impersonator looks remarkably like Abraham Lincoln, "He is in character and knows his life in intimate detail," Allen said, noting that the impersonator was available for people to talk with.

There was a reception with drinks for the 16 President of the United States at 5:30 p.m for adults. Attendees were able to meet President Lincoln and enjoy a historical account of his life. There...



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