Abe Is Back!

02/23/11  Abraham Lincoln re-enactor Richard “Fritz” Klein exits Union Station in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday morning as part of a project to mark the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the President-elect to the capital city.  “Abe” was joined by a group of high school students from Baltimore’s Digital Harbor School on the Amtrak train from Baltimore. The trip from Baltimore to D.C. represents the last leg of President Lincoln’s famous train journey in 1861 from his home in Springfield, IL prior to his first inauguration.

[Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar greets the 16th President as he disembarks]

[“Mr President is that a carpet bag?” “Why yes. Don’t you have one? They are the latest thing in Illinois!”]

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