Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Place: Mason Senior Center, 190 W. Sentry Dr., Shelton, WA
Presenter: Clair Ferris, Funeral Alternatives of Washington
Free Admission – Public Invited
Learn little known facts about Pres. Abraham Lincoln’s funeral and gain insights into the love and devotion of a nation for its fallen leader in this engaging presentation by Clair Ferris, owner of Funeral Alternatives of Washington.
Clair will describe the extensive funeral plans, including a train cortege from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Illinois. Because of the length of Lincoln’s funeral, historians have called this event “The Greatest Funeral in the History of the United States.” Clair will also talk about Lincoln’s death and the involvement of several individuals in this national tragedy.
For more information, call 360-753-1065.