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

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, In : Civil War 150th Anniversary event 

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

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, In : Civil War 150th Anniversary event 
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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Idaho commemorates 150th Anniversary of death of President Lincoln

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Monday, March 23, 2015, In : Civil War 150th Anniversary event 
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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Idaho Civil War Sesquicentennial program "Sunday in the Park with Lincoln" begins this February

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Saturday, February 28, 2015, In : Civil War 150th Anniversary event 

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

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, In : Civil War 150th Anniversary event 


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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