Lin­coln vis­its Civil War Days

WK& S Rail­road, Kempton Com­mu­nity Cen­ter and Al­bany Town­ship His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety spon­sored week­end of liv­ing his­tory

The Hamburg Area Item - - Front Page - By Lisa Mitchell

the event.

“We dis­cov­ered that the Com­mu­nity Cen­ter was in-

LISA MITCHELL - DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Pres­i­dent Abra­ham Lin­coln ar­rived with Pres­i­den­tial fan­fare on a train at WK& S Rail­road in Kempton and was greeted by a band play­ing Civil War era mu­sic dur­ing the Civil War Days held at WK& S Rail­road in Kempton May 20.

LISA MITCHELL - DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Pres­i­dent Abra­ham Lin­coln, por­trayed by de­scen­dant Ralph Lin­coln, gives his Get­tys­burg Ad­dress at the Kempton Civil War Days on May 20.

LISA MITCHELL - DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Lan­caster County au­thor Joel A. Moore of Nar­von, who wrote the Civil War se­ries, ëJour­ney Into Dark­ness, í set up camp with drum­mer boy, Johnny Clem, and other boys of the Civil War at the Kempton Civil War Days event.

LISA MITCHELL - DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Civil War Days was held at WK& S Rail­road in Kempton May 20. Pres­i­dent Abra­ham Lin­coln, por­trayed by de­scen­dant Ralph Lin­coln, talks to the Alden fam­ily dur­ing the Lin­coln Ex­press train ride.

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