News from Other Groups
October 16, 2021 – Winterthur Autumn Author Lecture: “Our Honored Dead: The Evolution of the American Funeral.”
The cascade of events following Abraham Lincoln’s assassination in 1865 created the template for the traditional American funeral. Author and undertaker Todd Harra discusses the evolution of America funerary practices and why we bury our dead the way we do.
Here is the event description and registration link via Winterthur. This is a Saturday program, 11:00 am, at Winterthur in Wilmington, Delaware.
Other Lincoln Sites
- Timeline – a chronology of key events in Lincoln’s life from the Library of Congress
- Abraham Lincoln papers – archive, teaching guide, and additional links to expert resources related to Abraham Lincoln, Library of Congress
- The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln – electronic publication of the Collected Works, Abraham Lincoln Association
- The Lincoln Home – National Historic Site, Illinois, National Park Service
- Ford’s Theatre – Washington, D.C., museum, theatre, learning sources