Home Events & Festivals The Statesman with Mr. Abraham Lincoln – WVRR Twitter Facebook Print About The Statesman with Mr. Abraham Lincoln – WVRRWhitewater Valley Railroad's Statesman with Mr. Abraham Lincoln – October 12, 2013. Travel through time on The Statesman as you spend the day with the 16th President Abraham Lincoln on a relaxing train excursion through the Whitewater Valley. Mr. Lincoln will be riding along as you travel along remnants of the Whitewater Canal to the historic town of Metamora. During the two hour layover, visit the working grist mill, restored canal and lock, operating replica horse drawn canal boat, historic covered aqueduct and over 40 shops and restaurants. Ask the former president questions and have your photos taken to preserve the memories. Listen to Mr. Lincoln as he delivers a memorable speech before the train departs Metamora for the return to Connersville. The round trip fares for this train are $22 for adult and $14 for children, one way fares are $15 for adults and $8 for children. Caboose tickets are available for $25 adult and $16 child.