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February 6, 2014

Afternoon with Lincoln

AMESBURY, MA - The Amesbury Carriage Museum invites you to “An Afternoon with Abraham Lincoln” at the Nicholas J. Costello Transportation Center, 68 Elm St., Amesbury, MA, on Sun., February 9, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

President Abraham Lincoln will be stopping in Amesbury to celebrate his birthday! Mr. Lincoln will talk about his 1860s campaign through New England, including local stops, the travel conditions, and his return to Washington, DC. Pictures with the President will be encouraged.

There will also be a special sleigh display. Various items will be on display, bear skin rugs, foot warmers, and bells.

The cost will be $5.00 per family. There’s no charge for Amesbury Carriage Museum

and Amesbury Senior Center members. For more information, please contact Ann Miles at 603-378-0140 or carriage-barn@comcast.net.

The Amesbury Carriage Museum is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization which seeks to promote recognition and remembrance of Amesbury’s role as the “Carriage Center of the World” by collecting, preserving, and exhibiting artifacts significant to Amesbury’s carriage era. The Museum seeks to develop educational and interpretive programs and special interactive living exhibits which appeal to students of all ages.

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