Monthly contests at Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County

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[OCT. 6, 2004]

Winners for September

Ryan and Zack Huffer won the "Tourist Find" contest and each received a polo shirt.

Elmer Snyder won the volunteer historian contest and received a Lincoln lapel pin.

October contests

Volunteer historian contest

As legend has it, Al Capone frequently visited and stayed in Logan County has a "home away from home" retreat here. Provide valid documentation of Al Capone in Logan County and receive a free travel mug from the Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County.

Contest deadline: Receipt at the local tourism office by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29

Tourist Find contest

In the "spirit" of ghosts, goblins and spooky things, find this picture of the marker designating a site in Logan County where conspirers plotted to steal and hide the body of President Abraham Lincoln. Take your picture with the marker and send or bring it in to the local tourism office no later than the deadline. Your name will be placed in a drawing for a tourism bureau polo shirt with your choice of colors!

Contest deadline: Receipt by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29

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Contest rules

All entries must be submitted to the Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County, 303 S. Kickapoo Street, Lincoln, IL 62656. All submissions must be received in the main office by the contest deadline date. Any professional historian, or any person having received any payment or compensation in connection with collecting or receiving historical documentation or evaluation, or any person or family member associated with the local tourism bureau or the Logan County Board is not eligible.

More information

The monthly contests are presented on CITV5 "Around The Town" and "WNL,", FIX 96 "Morning Fix,"  and in The Courier and Pantagraph.

For the latest updated information on the happenings in Logan County, check out the brand-new local tourism website,

[News release from the
Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County]


Special contest for two weeks only

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