The Lincoln Funeral Train

The Lincoln Funeral Train (HM1583)

Location: Michigan City, IN 46360 LaPorte County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 43.201', W 86° 54.147'

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Assassinated President Abraham Lincoln's funeral was April 19, 1865 at the White House. The funeral train left for Springfield, Illinois April 21 directed by military; stops en route allowed the public to pay homage. From Indianapolis, train passed mourners lighted by bonfires and torches along the way; arrived in Michigan City by 8:35 a.m., May 1.

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Residents decorated depot north of here with memorial arches adorned with roses, evergreens, flags, and images of Lincoln. Train stopped to switch engines and to allow dignitaries from Illinois and Indiana to board. Sixteen women entered funeral car to place flowers on casket. Train left for Chicago on Michigan Central Railroad; track was lined with mourners.

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HM NumberHM1583
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
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Marker Number46.2010.1
Year Placed2010
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Indiana Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 7:41am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 508114 N 4618695
Decimal Degrees41.72001667, -86.90245000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 43.201', W 86° 54.147'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 43' 12.06" N, 86° 54' 8.82" W
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Area Code(s)219
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 E Michigan Blvd, Michigan City IN 46360, US
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