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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 wishes President Lincoln a happy 206th birthday this month!

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Saturday, February 28, 2015, In : Idaho Civil War 150th 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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7th National Train Day celebration in Idaho observes the 152nd Anniversary of Lincoln's signing of the Pacific Railway Act in 1862.

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : Idaho Civil War 150th Event 


What better way to celebrate National Train Day 2014 and the 152nd Anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's signing of the first of two  Pacific Railway Acts in 1862 a midst the chaos of the American Civil War with a special event linking the beginning and ending points of the monumental construction of America's Transcontinental Railroad. This  week, the Idaho Civil War 150 Commission will commemorate National Train Day  with a free multimedia program offered to the public on Monday, May 1...
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