TODAY in Concord! In advance of Sunday’s memorial tribute to Lincoln, the First Parish Church bell will ring at 3:15p.m. today, signaling the end of the Civil War 150 years ago.
Author Rick Frese will be one of the participants in Sunday’s commemoration of Abraham Lincoln and the end of the Civil War at First Parish Church.
ON THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH
First Parish in Concord, 20 Lexington Road
Sunday, April 12, 2015, 3:00 pm
In April of 1865, Concord mourned the assassination of President Lincoln with a memorial service at First Parish in Concord featuring a eulogy by Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Please join The Transcendentalism Council as we commemorate this historic anniversary
Ministerial Intern Brian Chenowith
Concord historian Rick Frese reading from Emerson’s eulogy
Author Polly Peterson, and historian Richard Smith of The Thoreau Society
Award-winning pianist Jacqueline Schwab (Ken Burns’ Civil War, Baseball, and