Photograph from Apr. 16, 1865

Memorial Meeting in Campus Martius

  • Full Title

    Abraham Lincoln Memorial Meeting in Campus Martius

  • Description

    Black and white photographic print of the public meeting held at Detroit's Campus Martius on April 16, 1865 in memorial of Abraham Lincoln. A crowd gathers around a gazebo, above which an American flag flies at half mast. Blake and Seeley, the Fisher Block, the Boston Shoe Store, and the old state capitol building are visible in the background. The flags, and the text on the sides of the buildings have been noticeably retouched.

  • Source

    Detroit Historical Society

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    anonymous. "Abraham Lincoln Memorial Meeting in Campus Martius". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed May 28, 2020.