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QU POLIS:Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library Bus Tour, Springfield, Illinois
October 24, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
The Lincoln Library and Museum brings to life Abraham Lincoln’s story through immersive exhibits and displays of original artifacts. A special exhibit, From Illinois to the White House: Lincoln, Grant, Reagan, Obama is included. Celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial by exploring the lives of the four U.S. presidents who called Illinois their home. Through fascinating photos, rare documents and unique artifacts, you’ll learn how these men wound up in Illinois, how their experiences here helped lead them to the White House and what traits they had in common. You can also test your knowledge of presidential trivia, find out what it’s like to deliver a presidential address from a teleprompter and pose for a photo with all four Illinois presidents. The fall bus tour is sponsored by the Quincy University Retired Faculty (QURFSA). You do not need to be a member of POLIS for this tour. Dr. David Costigan will answer your questions on the return bus. Meet at Holy Cross Friary, 724 N. 20th St. Bus departure is at 8:30 a.m. and returning to Quincy at 6:30 p.m. Price is $62.50 which includes a buffet lunch, gratuity, and admission to the Museum.
Lecturer: Dr. David Costigan, Emeritus Professor Of History, Quincy University
Facilitators: Paul Brown and Mike Smith
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