IDAHO REMEMBERS LINCOLN SLATED FOR APRIL !5, 2015 at noon

April 14, 2015

 

"Idaho Remembers Lincoln" will take place at the Lincoln "Emancipator" statue on the Capitol Mall on April 15 2015 beginning at noon (MDT)

April 14, 2015

Idaho was created when President Abraham Lincoln established Idaho Territory on March 4, 1863Íž and its citizens have  been commemorating 150th Anniversaries connected to the national observance of the Civil War Sesquicentennial which is ending in April 2015. Unfortunately, this four year period of remembrance also includes the tragic assassination of President Lincoln on April 14, 1865...a few short weeks after his Second Inauguration on March 4, 1865  and after  the surrender of Confederate...


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IDAHO CELEBRATES THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE END OF THE CIVIL WAR ON THURSDAY, APRIL 9 AT 1PM

April 8, 2015
IDAHO WILL CELEBRATE THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE END OF THE CIVIL WAR WITH A BELL-RINGING CEREMONY AT THE SOLDIER'S MONUMENT IN  BOISE'S MORRIS  HILL CEMETERY, STARTING AT 1:00 PM TO COINCIDE WITH  THE RINGING OF THE BELLS ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO MARK THIS HISTORIC EVENT.

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Saturday, March 28 is Park Day 2015 and we need a few volunteers...

March 27, 2015
Idaho Civil War 150th Commission is looking for a few good volunteers (families invited) to do a little light cleanup of the leftover winter/ early spring debris at the Civil War veterans sector of the cemetery/park at Morris Hill Cemetery on the Boise Bench. Commemorative Civil War Trust T-shirts, and bottled water will be given to the volunteers who can donate an hour of their Saturday morning for a good cause. 

WHEN: Saturday March 28, 2015 starting at 9:00am
WHERE: Morris Hill Cemetery loca...
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Idaho commemorates 150th Anniversary of death of President Lincoln

March 23, 2015
Idaho, which was created when President Abraham Lincoln established Idaho Territory on March 4, 1863; has been commemorating 150th Anniversaries connected to the national observance of the Civil War Sesquicentennial which is ending in April 2015. Unfortunately this also includes the tragic assassination of President Lincoln on April 14, 1865...a few short weeks after his Second Inauguration on March 4 and the surrender of Confederate General Robert E. Lee to Union General Ulysses Grant at App...

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Kudos to BSU's Theater Art Dept for staging "Little Women: the Musical" from March 5-8, 2015

March 9, 2015
It is worth noting that the Theater Art Department at Boise State University actually staged the 4-day run of this popular Broadway musical adaptation of Civil War nurse and author Louisa May Alcott's novel "Little Women" during the very same week that the state of Idaho launched the inaugural "IDAHO DAY" celebration at the state capitol. Of course, on March 4, 1863...our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, created Idaho Territory with a stroke of his pen and two years later on March 4, 1865 del...
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Idaho wishes President Lincoln a happy 206th birthday this month!

February 28, 2015


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Idaho Civil War Sesquicentennial program "Sunday in the Park with Lincoln" begins this February

February 28, 2015

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Merry Christmas 2014 from the Idaho Civil War 150th @ Ft Boise's Surgeon quarters

December 22, 2014


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How the Lincoln Family spent their last Christmas in the White House in Dec 1864

December 17, 2014


For the December 17, 2014 meeting o the Idaho Civil War Roundtable, the topic will be "December 1864: How newly re-elected President Abraham Lincoln and his family spent their last Christmas in the White House." As always, the meeting will be held starting at 6:30pm at the downtown branch of the Boise Public Library located at 715 S. Capitol Blvd in the 3rd floor Marion Bingham room. The program is free and open to the public.

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