The Ghost of Mary Surratt
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Step back in time as Lynn Rymarz tells the story of Mary Surratt, convicted and hanged as one of the conspirators in Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Listen to the events that led up to Lincoln’s assassination, Surratt's arrest, and her own testimony at the military trial. Hear the verdict, and how Surratt proclaimed her innocence until she was executed. This is a “One Book, One Batavia” event — an annual community-wide reading program. Registration is required either online at, or call the library Reference Desk, 630-879-1393, Ext. 200.