Guarding Lincoln’s funeral car in what would become Grant Park, 1865, Chicago.
Lincoln Square, 1957, Chicago.
Headline from the Chicago Tribune, Oct. 3 1863, reporting Lincoln’s declaration of an official Thanksgiving Day.
The 26th would be the holiday until FDR made the fourth Thursday of every November the official holiday.
Lincoln’s funeral train arrives in Chicago, 1865, Chicago.
Lincoln’s funeral procession making it’s way toward the courthouse, 1865, Chicago.
Portrait of a 37 year old Abraham Lincoln taken in Chicago, 1846.
Uncommon Man (Maxwell Street), 1936, Chicago, Nathan Lerner.
General Grant’s Funeral March, Michigan Ave (looks to be S Mich, around 12th), 1885, Chicago.
Thanks to Deidre for finding the source!
An arch erected at 12th Street and Michigan Ave during the mourning period after Lincoln’s assassination, 1865, Chicago.
Old Chicago Courthouse, c.1865, where Lincoln’s body lay in state.
Briggs Building, Wells and Randolph streets, c.1859. Lincoln and his aides planned his campaign from this buidling.
Lincoln’s funeral procession in Chicago, c.1865
A little research on google tells me this location (from the hunt barbour and hale sign) was at 3,5 and 7 Lake Street….
The home of Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln, Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, c.1930’s…it no longer exists.
Follow on Twitter
Scaffold theme by Mike Harding.