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Elijah Iles House Annual Strawberry and Lawn Party

July 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Elijah Iles House will be hosting its annual event “Clara Irwin’s Strawberry Party” on July 4 from 5-8. Clara Irwin was the second owner of the house and was well-known for her delicious strawberries and for hosting lawn parties.

Schedule of Events 

5:00 — Lady Liberty to lead guests in the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance followed by a musical performance by Tom Irwin along with Theresa O’Hare

6:15 — A historical program featuring will feature volunteers reading short passages of the Declaration of Independence until it is complete, as well as toasts to Presidents and other leaders from the Whig and Democratic Parties

In addition to the events above, there will be delicious strawberry concoctions and 19th century games for children to play. Guests are invited to view the interior of the Elijah Iles House from 5:00-8:00pm.



Elijah Iles House
628 S Seventh
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
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