Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Program Announcement: The Lincoln Funeral Train
Saturday, March 7 / 10:30 a.m., at the Sandusky Library
Scott Trostel, presenter
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Lincoln assassination, the first president to be killed while in office. Scott Trostel, author of 50 books and appearing on the History Channel’s documentary Stealing Lincoln’s Body, will present this program about the Lincoln funeral train and the sad journey from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, IL between April 21 and May 2, 1865. The train made State funeral stops at Cleveland and Columbus en route to Springfield. This program is co-sponsored by the Erie County Historical Society. More information about the Lincoln funeral train can be found at http://www.the2015lincolnfuneraltrain.com/.