First Night Blog

Lincoln's Bodyguard

- Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Authentic in period attire. Unique first person interpretation
starting with the meeting of Lamon and Lincoln, through their times on
the 8th Judicial Circuit, the Republican National Convention, the
train from Springfield, Illinois to the inaugural in Washington, the
sneaking of Lincoln through Baltimore, the years of the Lincoln
presidency, the Lincoln assassination and the Lincoln funeral train.

He will tell his stories three times at 4:15, 6:15 & 7:30PM at the
Grace Covenant Church

First Night Virginia is an annual community celebration of the arts
that began in Charlottesville in 1982 and is the second oldest First
Night in the country. 2014 is the 32nd annual festival of the arts
with many family-friendly activities on and around the historic
Downtown Mall. To purchase your wrist band and to find out more
information go to: Buy Wristbands