Abraham Lincoln’s Funeral at the Ohio Statehouse
50,000 mourners pass by Lincoln’s open casket in the Ohio Statehouse Rotunda; April 29, 1865
The people of Ohio will celebrate the sesquicentennial of the Ohio Statehouse throughout 2011. The Ohio Statehouse has served as the heart of Ohio democracy for the last 150 years. Throughout the state, the Ohio Statehouse stands as a symbol of the legislative and executive branches of state government, and the people of Ohio.