The Scituate Historical Society will host An Evening with James Conroy author of LINCOLN’S WHITE HOUSE: THE PEOPLE’S HOUSE IN WARTIME.. LINCOLN’S WHITE HOUSE: THE PEOPLE’S HOUSE IN WARTIME, Winner of The Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award and a History Book Club Bestseller, is the first book devoted to the look, feel, and scent of the Civil War White House. Going behind the scenes through the keen eyes and ears of its residents, servants, guards, and aides and the constant stream of generals, celebrities, and ordinary citizens who passed through its open doors, the book brings the house to life, unveils its military, political, and domestic operations, and explores Lincoln’s use of the Executive Mansion as a rallying point for the war and an engine for social change. Tickets are $10 for this discussion and meet and greet book signing.. Reservation can be made at the Little Red School House , 43 Cudworth Road, by phone at 781-545-1083 and can be purchased at the door. Call 617-750-8987 for more information.