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Photos:  Salazar, Jarvis Mark Anniversary of Lincoln’s Arrival in Washington by Announcing Five-Year Program to Commemorate Civil War


February 23, 2011

WASHINGTON – As part of President Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors initiative, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis today marked the 150th anniversary of President-elect Abraham Lincoln’s arrival in Washington by officially kicking off the National Park Service’s observance of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.


  • National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis talks with President Abraham Lincoln re-enactor "Fritz" Klein in Baltimore before boarding a train to Washington, D.C. Photo by Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
    Train Photo 1
  • Director Jarvis and the re-enactor, Klein, board the train to Washington, D.C. Photo by Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
    Train Photo 2
  • "President Lincoln" meets Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar in Washington, D.C. upon disembarking the train from Baltimore. Photo by Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
    Train Photo 3
  • Secretary Salazar chats with re-enactor "Fritz" Klein. Photo by Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
    Train Photo 4
  • Secretary Salazar tours the Fords Theater Museum with students from E.L. Haynes Public Charter School. Photo by Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
    Ford Theater 1
  • Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Park Ranger Spirit Trickey addresses the crowd at Fords Theater as Amtrak Vice President of Marketing and Product Development Emmett Fremaux, Secretary Salazar, and Director Jarvis look on. Photo by Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
    Ford Theater 2
  • Train Photo 1
  • Train Photo 2
  • Train Photo 3
  • Train Photo 4
  • Ford Theater 1
  • Ford Theater 2