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In Philadelphia, President Lincoln's remains lay in state at Independence Hall for two days

Abraham Lincoln at Independence Hall, Philadelphia, February 22, 1861
04/22/1865 to 04/23/1865
At around four in the afternoon, the body of President Abraham Lincoln arrived in Philadelphia on its long, winding journey to Illinois.  The casket was taken to Independence Hall and at six o'clock the doors were opened to the public until ten that night.  Before dawn the next day, a massive crowd was already gathered for the reopening of the door at six a.m. By midnight, an estimated 85,000 people had filed past the murdered president's coffin.  The body left the city early the following morning.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
J.Thomas Scharf and Thompson Wescott, History of Philadelphia 1609-1884, in three volumes (Philadelphia, PA: L.H. Everts & Co., 1884), I: 824. 
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