From the Washington Times, 7/9/1911, p. 6, c. 1

One more Lincoln landmark went with the burning of the River Queen last night. It was by this steamer that President Lincoln used to travel from Washington to Richmond and Norfolk.


All the evidence goes to show that the destruction of the steamer River Queen on the Potomac last night was caused by an internal explosion. None of the powers are held remotely responsible.

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