Lincoln, Gettysburg, and Smallpox

“Lincoln, Gettysburg, and Smallpox” presented by Dr. Donald Graham, MD

It’s little known fact that President Lincoln was in the first stages of smallpox when he delivered the Gettysburg Address. Learn more from Dr. Graham as he delves deeper into the illness facing Lincoln as he gave one of his most famous speeches.

General W.H.L. Wallace at Fort Donelson and Shiloh

“General W.H.L. Wallace at Fort Donelson and Shiloh” presented by Dan Schott and Ron Slack.

Both  Dan Schott and Ron Slack are members of the Civil War Round Table based out of Ottawa, Illinois. Ottawa is also the burial site of General Wallace, who General Ulysses S. Grant called one of his best generals.

Story Time! at the Kidzeum

It is proven that reading to children improves their vocabulary, focus, and helps foster curiosity. Join the Kidzeum on Thursdays at 11am for a short storytime in the Little Free Lincoln Library on the second floor.

Wright by the Garage Sale Fundraiser

The Dana Thomas House Foundation will hold a massive garage sale event at the Cottages on Lawrence, just south of the Dana-Thomas House at 302-306 E. Lawrence Avenue. The purpose of the event (being held rain or shine) is to raise funds for the Dana-Thomas House Foundation Neighborhood Preservation Project. Admission is free.

Sale to include: Architectural Salvage, Antiques, Books, House wares, Garden Tools, Craft Supplies, Electronics, Sporting Goods, Toys, Games, Furniture and Home Décor

Deliver Donated items to:
231 East Lawrence, Springfield, IL 62704

Donation Drop- Off Dates:
Wed., September 27 from 4-6p
Thurs., September 28 from 4-6p
Fri., September 29 from 4-6p
Sat., September 30 from 4-6p

Please no clothes or large appliances.

Call 217-788-9542 for additional times or to make arrangements for pick up.

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