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7:00 - 8:30 pm 

"A Monumental Celebration" At the Lincoln Memorial

  • Master of Ceremonies: Markette Sheppard, Host of WUSA 9's Great Day Washington
  • United States Navy Ceremonial Band
    • Joint Armed Forces Color Guard
  • Frederick J. Ryan, Jr., Chairman of the Board of Directors, White House Historical Association 
  • P. Daniel Smith, Deputy Director, Exercising the Authority of the Director, National Park Service
  • Michael Beschloss, American historian and author
  • Alan Lowe, Director, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
    • Video from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
  • Special music by the NEWorks Voices of America Choir, Nolan Williams, Jr., music director
  • Hamilton: An American Musicalcast presentation 
  • David Selby, Lincoln Narrator, Ford's Theatre
  • United States Navy Ceremonial Band
  • Closing Remarks: Anita McBride, Chair, Presidential Sites Summit Committee, Member of the Board of Directors, White House Historical Association, and Chief of Staff to First Lady Laura Bush

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