The Lincoln trail in Pennsylvania : a history and guide (eBook, 2001) []
skip to content
The Lincoln trail in Pennsylvania : a history and guide Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

The Lincoln trail in Pennsylvania : a history and guide

Author: Bradley R Hoch
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"What is the Lincoln Trail in Pennsylvania? It is the story of Abraham Lincoln in the Keystone State - the chronicle of where he went, what he did, and what he said in the state. The trail begins with Lincoln's Pennsylvania ancestors, moves on to his travels, public appearances, and speeches, and concludes with his funeral train in 1865. The Lincoln Trail in Pennsylvania tells a story for the reader, but it is also

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Biography
Local history
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 00067019
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bradley R Hoch
ISBN: 9780271072227 0271072229
OCLC Number: 1194440381
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 210 pages : illustrations, maps)
Contents: Lincoln in Pennsylvania --
Foreword / Gabor S. Boritt --
"An Omen of What Is to Come": Washington's Birthday 1861 --
"Mystic Chords of Memory": Lincoln Ancestors --
"Struck Blind": Lincoln in Congress --
"Dare to Do Our Duty": Lincoln and the Pennsylvania Politicians --
"To See and Be Seen": The Inaugural Train --
"Looked at Through a Fog": Lincoln and the Railroads --
"Unfinished Work": The Gettysburg Address --
"Comfort and Relief": The Great Central Sanitary Fair --
"The Heavens Are Hung in Black": The Funeral Train --
Postscript: The Literal Trail --
Sites to Visit --
Springfield to Washington, D.C., 1847 --
Lincoln and Pennsylvania's Railroads.
Responsibility: Bradley R. Hoch ; with a foreword by Gabor S. Boritt.
More information:


The Lincoln Trail in Pennsylvania tells the story of Abraham Lincoln in the Keystone State with Hoch recovering symbolic moments, none more moving than Lincoln's funeral train as it stopped in  Read more...


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Bradley Hoch . . . follows in Lincoln's footsteps, travels to every nook and cranny of Pennsylvania, to places famous and places barely known, discovers much new interesting information, and takes Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.