Today in Michigan History

August 27, 1856

Abraham Lincoln spoke in Kalamazoo.

Campaigning for Republican presidential candidate John C. Fremont, Abraham Lincoln arrived in Kalamazoo for a campaign rally. Lincoln spent the night before returning to Illinois. It was his only visit to Michigan.

Thank you Michigan History Magazine for this glimpse into our past.  See more at www.michiganhistorymagazine.com.

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