Abe Lincoln and DAR

History Comes Alive at Utica Landmarks

This annual event celebrates the history of the Mansions of Millionaires Row on Rutger St in Utica NY with lectures about Remington Arms Utica supply factory, Civil War armaments field surgery gear and techniques,and re-enactors, tours of the mansions, a tea set up by the Daughters of the American Revolution and lectures by Mary Chapin and others.Abe Lincoln showed up, and so did William Howard Taft. The League of Women Voters ran a well received voter registration drive as did the group promoting Education in Retirement at SUNY. Utica has a proud history and a great future.
Tom Loughlin Jr
more photos at:
https://picasaweb.google.com/111648525214388229002/HistoryComesAliveTheLandmarksSocietyOfGreaterUticaNYPhotoSelectsByTomLoughlinJr?authkey=Gv1sRgCNTSrvK48ryHqQE

Official website for Landmarks Society:
http://www.uticalandmarks.org/
note...this report is not an official report by the above organization... I just thought I'd help get out the word for them and the League of Women Voters participating.

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Tom Loughlin Jr Photographer says ... on Monday, Oct 15 at 2:44 AM

Thank you for the correction! Tom

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Karen Day says ... on Thursday, Sep 20 at 3:29 PM

Thank you WKTV for sharing, just one correction the exquisite tea was put on by Miss Fiona O'Downey of Landmarks Society. There are many more outstanding photos if you visit our Landmarks Society of Greater Utica Facebook page.

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