Ride along the same route that carried President Lincoln from Washington, DC to Gettysburg, PA, where he delivered one of the greatest speeches in American History!

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President Lincoln on the Hanover Junction Flyer at 11:30 am & 2:30 pm with No. 17

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President Lincoln on the Hanover Junction Flyer at 11:30 am & 2:30 pm with No. 17

Nov 10, 2019

Ride Time(s): 11:30,2:30

November 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Living historian, James Hayney will have you believing you are seeing the real Abraham Lincoln.  Relive the emotion and passion of the 1860’s when we recreate Lincoln’s November 1863 ride on the Northern Central.  President Lincoln traveled these rails on his way to Gettysburg to present the Gettysburg Address and two years later his funeral car rode the same line.  Learn more about these trips as you ride with us.  Also, at Hanover Junction you will hear the Gettysburg Address and learn about the history of the speech.

The coaches are pushed and pulled by our steam locomotive.

Veterans ride free and please call Jenna at 717-942-2370 x100 to reserve your ticket.  Please have valid ID ready.

This is a 2 1/2 hour long ride.

Tickets will be printed and be available for pick up at the ticket booth on the day of the excursion.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure.

Season Sponsors: Bronze Sponsors Aero Energy and The Patrick Organization


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COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols:

Please reschedule your excursion if you recently tested positive for COVID-19, have been exposed, or are exhibiting symptoms.

Hand sanitizing stations are available at the ticket area, in the gift shop, and in restrooms.

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