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9:00 am

Yoga at the Old State Capitol

August 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Old State Capitol Historic Site, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
FREE

Yoga returns to the Old State Capitol on Wednesdays in July and August. Instructor Claire Benoit will lead classes at 9 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. on the lawn. Benoit came to Springfield as an elementary teacher and has shifted to teaching the joy of yoga as her love and knowledge of the discipline grew. Certified […]

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12:00 pm

HCA 2017: Gettysburg Battlefield Presentation with Lincoln

August 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Old State Capitol Historic Site, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
FREE

Meet President Lincoln and listen as he discusses the Battle of Gettysburg at the Old State Capitol each Wednesday during History Comes Alive, June 7-August 13, 2017.

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12:45 pm

HCA 2017: Civil War Camp Flag Raising Ceremony

August 9 @ 12:45 pm - 1:00 pm
Old State Capitol Historic Site, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
FREE

The State Historic Sites @ Springfield are proud to be a partner in the Spirit of Lincoln Youth Leadership Academy. Join us as our next generation of leaders present the story of freedom at our historic sites this summer. Each Wednesday-Saturday, the group will begin by raising a flag at the Old State Capitol State […]

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2:00 pm

Lincoln Troubadours at the Old State Capitol

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old State Capitol Historic Site, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
FREE

The Lincoln Troubadours will once again perform the music of the Lincoln era during this summer's History Comes Alive program. Hear the same songs Abraham Lincoln would have enjoyed, performed by this very talented a capella singing group. Performances are free and open to the public.

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2:30 pm

HCA 2017: Civil War Troop Inspection and March

August 9 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Old State Capitol Historic Site, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
FREE

The State Historic Sites @ Springfield are proud to be a partner in the Spirit of Lincoln Youth Leadership Academy. Join us as our next generation of leaders present the story of freedom at our historic sites this summer. Each Wednesday-Saturday at 2:30 pm, you're invited to witness an inspection of Civil War troops, followed […]

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4:15 pm

HCA 2017: Civil War Camp Flag Lowering Ceremony

August 9 @ 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Old State Capitol Historic Site, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
FREE

The State Historic Sites @ Springfield are proud to be a partner in the Spirit of Lincoln Youth Leadership Academy. Join us as our next generation of leaders present the story of freedom at our historic sites this summer. Each Wednesday and Thursday, the group will conclude their day by lowering a flag at the […]

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5:15 pm

Yoga at the Old State Capitol

August 9 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Old State Capitol Historic Site, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
FREE

Yoga returns to the Old State Capitol on Wednesdays in July and August. Instructor Claire Benoit will lead classes at 9 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. on the lawn. Benoit came to Springfield as an elementary teacher and has shifted to teaching the joy of yoga as her love and knowledge of the discipline grew. Certified […]

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