President-Elect Lincoln's Inaugural Train Trip

A re-enactment was made of the inaugural train trip of President-Elect Abraham Lincoln from Springfield, Illinois, to Washington, D.C.… read more

A re-enactment was made of the inaugural train trip of President-Elect Abraham Lincoln from Springfield, Illinois, to Washington, D.C. Mr. Lincoln was portrayed by Fritz Klein in this 150th anniversary event sponsored by the National Parks Service.

President-Elect Abraham Lincoln stopped at Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the morning of February 22, 1861, and delivered a dramatic speech about upholding the principals on which the nation was founded and to raise a 34-star flag to honor the newest state admitted to the union, Kansas. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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President-Elect Lincoln's Inaugural Train Trip

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298139-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Mar 5, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 3, 2012

Airing Details

  • Mar 05, 2011 | 11:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 05, 2011 | 6:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 05, 2011 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 06, 2011 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2012 | 8:54am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2012 | 4:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 03, 2012 | 12:52am EST | C-SPAN 3
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