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8:19 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Celebrations Set for Lincoln Birthplace in Hodgenville

The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in Hodgenville, Ky.
The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in Hodgenville, Ky.
Credit National Park Service

The 150th anniversary of the Civil War will be commemorated Saturday at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in Hodgenville with two performances by the band Privates by Choice.

The park says the band will perform original musical scores highlighting the nation's difficulties during the war. The band features guitar, mandolin, violin, hammered dulcimer, cello, mountain dulcimer, bass and some light percussion.

The free performances will be at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. EDT.

Visitors should bring a blanket or lawn chair for the concert. Parking is available in the visitor center lot on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, call (270) 358-3137 or click here.