The Lincoln Depot Museum

The Lincoln Depot Museum is a 3,000 square foot freight and passenger rail depot where President-elect Abraham Lincoln stopped to greet New Yorkers on February 19, 1861 during his inaugural train ride between Springfield, IL and Washington, DC.

The permanent collect is on view now through November 10, 2018:

Lincoln and New York: The Indispensable Relationship
The Lincoln Depot Museum’s exhibition details the role New York played in Lincoln’s two elections and the Civil War, and explores Lincoln’s ties to Peekskill and the Hudson Valley. Rare maps, photos, ephemera and a Lincoln signed order are among the more than 100 artifacts on display. The artifacts are all original and are comprised of items from the museum’s permanent collection as well as items on loan from various collections, institutions and individuals.

The Brian D. Caplan Collection
More than one hundred artifacts, images and ephemera from The Brian D. Caplan Collection are featured in the Lincoln Depot Museum’s exhibition. Here you will find highlighted a sampling from this world class collection.

Lincoln in Peekskill by Richard Masloski
The Lincoln Depot Foundation commissioned Richard Masloski to create a life size “Lincoln in Peekskill” statue. Governor Pataki, then Peekskill Mayor John G. Testa, preeminent Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer and many other dignitaries oversaw the installation and dedication of the statue in October 2007.

The Art of Paul R. Martin III
Westchester artist and educator Paul R. Martin III is nationally recognized for his watercolors and paintings of Civil War figures and historical scenes, a few of which are displayed here.


For further information, visit the museum website at lincolndepotmuseum.org or call at 914-402-4318. The Lincoln Depot Museum is located at 10 S. Water Street in Peekskill, NY.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Lincoln Depot Museum
10 S. Water Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018
Times: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ticket pricing:

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$8 - Adult
$5 - Military & Seniors
- Free for Peekskill Residents

Presenter: Lincoln Depot Museum
Presenter Phone: 914-402-4318
Presenter Website: http://www.lincolndepotmuseum.org/