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Abraham Lincoln, His Legacy to Oregon, and his Relationship with U.S. Railroads: A Program for National Train Day
Saturday, May 10, 2008 - 10:30am
The Friends of History at PSU along with the Oregon Lincoln Bicentennial Commission will join NARP and Amtrak in celebrating the first annual National Train Day with a free program "Abraham Lincoln, His Legacy to Oregon, and his Relationship with U.S. Railroads: A Program for National Train Day."

This program is part of the educational programs the Friends of History at PSU is co-sponsoring with the Oregon Lincoln Bicentennial Commission during the year leading up to the national celebration of the 200th Anniversary of Lincoln's Birthday. The program will explore the strong "link" between Abraham Lincoln and the foundation of America's Railways, using video, music, historical publications and literature.

When: Saturday, May 10th, 2008
Where:
Portland State University Cramer Hall, room 494
Time:
10:30 am
Cost:
Free and open to the public

Amtrak is using National Train Day to highlight the growing popularity of trains as convenient, energy efficient, environmentally sound ways to travel. The Friends of History at Portland State University is the non-profit support group for the History Department at Portland State University. For more information on the Friends or FOH membership, please call the Friends of History at (503) 725-5473.