Lincoln visits Civil War Days
WK& S Railroad, Kempton Community Center and Albany Township Historical Society sponsored weekend of living history
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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.
President Abraham Lincoln, portrayed by descendant Ralph Lincoln, gives his Gettysburg Address at the Kempton Civil War Days on May 20.
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.
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.