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Throwback Thursday Tour: Lincoln in Albany

Meet at the Former Union Station/Kiernan Plaza, 575 Broadway

On February 18, 1861 President-elect Abraham Lincoln made a historic visit to Albany, NY on his way to Washington, DC for his inauguration. Retrace his steps with Matt Malette of Albany Archives on a tour that will take you from Broadway to East Capitol Park. Learn about the buildings and the people Lincoln encountered during his visit, and how this one day in Albany history is tied to events that led to his assassination.