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Date(s) - 04/15/2015
8:00 pm

Location
The History Museum

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Q U I NC Y M O U R N S

LINCOLN

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

4:00 – 6:30 PM – “Commemorative Viewing”

Residents may symbolically pay their respects to President Lincoln beginning with a commemorative

public “viewing”of a replica of Lincoln’s state coffi n at the Lincoln-Douglas Debate Interpretive Center,

128 North 5th Street.

6:30 PM – “Honorary Cortège”

The replica of the President’s coffi n will be ceremoniously moved by a horse-drawn period hearse

to the new History Museum, 332 Maine, where the program will be held.

7:00 PM Program – “How Quincy Responded to the News”

Presented by Dr. David Costigan, emeritus professor of history at Quincy University,

at The History Museum on the Square, 332 Maine Street.

Image source: Mourning ribbon commemorating the death of Abraham Lincoln, 1865. Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 

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