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

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2/23/2011
Last edited 7/30/2015

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.