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Will County Historical Society Executive Director Sandy Vasko stands beside the display case that contains the flower bud from Abraham Lincoln’s funeral bier that is to be unveiled Feb. 17. Jacquelyn Schlabach/22nd Century Media
Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor
10:10 am CST January 30, 2018
One-hundred fifty years ago, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was assassinated. It wouldn’t be until December 2017 that the flower lain on his funeral bier in Washington D.C in April 1865 would be discovered in of all places — Lockport.