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OBAMA RETRACING LINCOLN AND MORE

Sunday, January 18, 2009 , Posted by LATINO EVENTS Y TESPIS MAGAZINE at 11:15 AM


Not only retracing Abraham Lincoln's trip by train from Philadelphia to Washington Obama fills with symbolism his trip to Inauguration Day on January 20th, 2009. The train route also passed through by the station where 150 years ago, abolitionist Harriet Tubman helped lead hundreds of African-Americans from slavery to freedom. One of the routes that Tubman would take was across the Christina River and into Wilmington, Delaware. It marked one of the dividing lines between states that still practised slavery in the south and free states to the north.

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