PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Lincoln Society and Lincoln Depot Museum have announced the schedule for Lincoln Remembrance Day on Saturday at the museum in Peekskill.
The activities will begin at 1:30 p.m. with a wreath-laying ceremony featuring West Point Honor Guard Unit Lincoln Exedra. The public is invited to the event on South Street.
This will be followed by a Lincoln in Peekskill re-enactment, featuring an 1861 speech made to the citizens of Peekskill, at the newly opened museum at 10 S. Water St.
At 2:45 p.m. there will be a lecture and book signing with Charles Strozier, author of "Lincoln's Quest for Union: A Psychological Portrait." For this event, there will be a $5 suggested donation.
To culminate the day, there will be a LinCON pub crawl through town with a private beer tasting at the Peekskill Brewery.
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