Recounting Abraham Lincoln’s only trip to Pittsburgh, 150 years ago
Second of a weekly series on notable events and history makers in Pittsburgh for Black History Month. Abraham Lincoln was one of two American presidents-elect on the way to their inaugurations when he visited Pittsburgh 150 years ago this week. Lincoln’s train had been scheduled to pull in at 5:20 p.m. on Feb. 14, 1861, in Allegheny City, now the city’s North Side.
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