Lincoln 150

 

 

Charles County has a weekend filled with activities for the 150th Anniversary of President Lincoln’s Assassination.

Lincoln 150 – On the Trail of the Assassin

Charles County’s authentic story commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War will be showcased in a special event weekend on April 18-19, 2015, Lincoln 150 – On the Trail of the Assassin. The Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Society, Inc., and the Charles County Board of Commissioners through the Office of Tourism are making plans for the 150th Commemoration special events featuring Civil War re-enactors’ encampments, a dramatization of Dr. Mudd’s story performed by the Port Tobacco Players, guided tours, presentations, activities, food and fun!  During the weekend other featured locations include the Port Tobacco Historic Village, Rich Hill Farm and James E. Richmond Science Center.

Here’s what’s being planned for Port Tobacco Historic Village:

Conspiracy – The Talk of Port Tobacco – Come take a walk around Port Tobacco Village, a Maryland port town that was a hotbed of Confederate activity and where residents may have been involved in the conspiracy. Learn about one of the conspirators who lived and owned a business here.
Time: Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Location:  Port Tobacco Historic Village
8430 Commerce St, Port Tobacco, MD 20677
Event Admission: $5
Phone: 301-392-3418
Email: historicdistrict@charlescountymd.gov

Please visit http://www.charlescountymd.gov/Lincoln150 for more information.
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