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Civil War 150 Commemoration

Civil War 150 Commemoration

Pictured are (Left to right): Marci Ross, John Fieseler, Mary Ironside, Dan Spedden, Major Daryl Anthony, Auni Gelles and Liz Shatto

A new Civil War Trails marker was dedicated at Gathland State Park, which tells of Civil War correspondent George Alfred Townsend and his ties to the Lincoln assassination. Remembrances and events commemorating the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and the pursuit of John Wilkes Booth were held across the state.