Lincoln in Buffalo

Were you aware of the fact that President Abraham Lincoln paid Buffalo a visit on two occasions? Read about both instances and more.

The Reception of the President Elect!
February 16, 1861.

A Solemn Day in the City
April 27, 1865.

Also of interest:

The Abraham Lincoln Research Project
Includes biographies, stories and articles about the assassination.

Special thanks to...

Cynthia Van Ness
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

Visit The Buffalo History Works

This page was created April 21, 1997
Aaron T. Heverin