Scheduled for Saturday February 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Utica, N.Y. – President Abraham Lincoln’s last days saw the end of America’s most devastating war, and the loss of its most inspiring and visionary leader. Educator Gary Ford will intertwine the historical events and key individuals during the last week of the president’s life in this presentation. Ford will follow Lincoln’s public and private actions that week, beginning with General Robert E. Lee’s surrender to General U.S. Grant on Sunday, April 9th through Lincoln’s assassination on Friday, April 14th, and death the following morning. This program takes place in the Utica History Center's main gallery on Saturday, February 15, 2020 starting at 1:00 PM.