Lost Limbs Foundation

Saturday, May 4, 2013

148 Years ago today, A presdent is laid to rest.


On May 4, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was laid to rest at Oak Ridge Cemetery here in Springfield. The President's body arrived in Springfield the day before. This "Programme of Reception" details the the order in which dignitaries and other notable representatives were to receive the President’s train and transport his body to the State House. You can read more about this Programme here:http://bit.ly/LincolnFuneral — at Oak Ridge Cemetery Foundation.
On May 4, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was laid to rest at Oak Ridge Cemetery here in Springfield. The President's body arrived in Springfield the day before. This "Programme of Reception" details the the order in which dignitaries and other notable representatives were to receive the President’s train and transport his body to the State House. 

You can read more about this Programme here: http://bit.ly/LincolnFuneral