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Peekskill Museum Unveils Lincoln Remembrance Day Schedule

The Lincoln Depot Museum in Peekskill has scheduled several events for Lincoln Remembrance Day.
The Lincoln Depot Museum in Peekskill has scheduled several events for Lincoln Remembrance Day. Photo Credit: Courtesy of John Testa

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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