DSI and the other economic development organizations in Sangamon County are asking citizens how they are feeling going into this new phase. Are you going out and visiting local businesses? Are you waiting for a vaccine until you resume normal activities?
Did you know that as a young man Abraham Lincoln was the Deputy Surveyor of Sangamon County?
As part of this year’s Illinois Bicentennial and annual Lincoln birthday celebration, Lincoln Home National Historic Site invites the public to Mr. Robert Church’s free presentation “Lincoln Leads the Survey” in the Visitor Center.
During this program find out about Lincoln’s little known role as a Central Illinois land surveyor. Also, learn about the way land in the Illinois Territory was originally surveyed prior to 1818 when Illinois became a state.
The Lincoln Home Visitor Center is located at 426 S. 7 th St., Springfield IL. Parking on the downtown
Springfield streets is free on weekends. The cost to park in the Visitor Center parking lot is $2 per hour. For
more information about this program or about Lincoln Home please contact 217-492- 4241 or visit the park
website at www.nps.gov/liho.