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“Abraham Lincoln Visits Philadelphia”
May 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The East Falls Historical Society presents a free illustrated lecture, Abraham Lincoln visits Philadelphia, to be presented by Michael Jesberger on Monday, April 16 at 6:30 pm at the Falls of Schuylkill Library.
Abraham Lincoln first saw Independence Hall during his 1848 visit to Philadelphia. He visited Philadelphia four times and was moved spiritually and emotionally by each visit. Mr. Jesberger is an independent military historian who specializes in the American Revolution and Civil War time periods. A member of many history based organizations, he participates in battle reenactments, living history programs and ceremonies to honor our first and current veterans. Light refreshments will follow.