Celebrate Grant’s birthday in New York and Ohio

Public celebrations are planned at his birthplace at Point Pleasant, Ohio and in New York City at his tomb.

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Apr 16, 2015

Free D.C. anniversary events of Lincoln’s death offer best chance to participate

Today, a candle light vigil beginning at 10:15 p.m. is planned for the 500 block of Tenth Street NW, where Lincoln was shot and later died.

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Apr 14, 2015

Lincoln’s final horseback ride to summer cottage to be reenacted

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Apr 12, 2015

D.C. church to host Lincoln events

Two events will be held in commemoration of his death.

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Apr 12, 2015

Fall of Richmond in 1865 celebrated in Chicago newspaper and streets

“We do well to rejoice because, for this is the grandest event that ever happened to us as a people.”

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Apr 3, 2015

Bell finally found for Appomattox surrender anniversary

The first bell to be rung as part of the National Park Service’s effort to have bells rung across the country will be at the Appomattox Court House National Historic Park.

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Mar 31, 2015

Williamsburg battlefield protection announced

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the preservation of 65 acres of the Williamsburg battlefield.

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Mar 24, 2015

Preservation celebration, anniversary reenactments planned for Bentonville

Series of events planned recognizing the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Bentonville in North Carolina.

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Mar 20, 2015

Slave museum opens on Louisiana plantation

In an area of the South long known for its tourist-popular restored plantations, the Whitney Plantation stands out.

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Mar 11, 2015

Richmond will fall again for 150th anniversary

Series of events will mark the sesquicentennial of the fall of the Confederate capital.

  • Linda Wheeler
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  • Mar 9, 2015
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