Minnesota Historical Society

Murder on the Baltimore Express: The Plot to Keep Abraham Lincoln from Becoming President

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Find out how Detective Allen Pinkerton uncovered the plot to murder Lincoln and whisked him safely to Washington D.C. under the darkness of night!

While on his inauguration tour, Abraham Lincoln was to travel 2,000 miles by railroad to Washington. D.C. At this time, Confederates were desperate for Lincoln not to take office. Unhappy that Lincoln was against slavery, a group known as the Knights of the Golden Circle devised a plan. In Baltimore, Lincoln would be assassinated. But when Detective Allen Pinkerton learns of the plot, he and his detective agency come up with a plan of their very own. Dive into this incredibly fun and suspenseful true story and learn all about Lincoln’s great escape!

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