Logan County September filled with
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LDC history and 'Where is this?' contests

[SEPT. 9, 2004] 

Special events coming up

Sept. 9-11 -- Atlanta Fall Festival

Sept. 9-11 -- Mount Pulaski Fall Festival, with soap box derby and parade on Sept. 11

Sept. 18-19 -- 34th annual Abraham Lincoln National Railsplitting Contest and Crafts Festival

For the latest updated information on the happenings in Logan County, check out the brand-new tourism website, www.tourlogancounty.com.

Volunteer historian contest

We would like to have documentation on the history of Lincoln Developmental Center, especially the history of one or more of the buildings themselves. Send or bring in your documentation to the tourism office by the contest deadline to receive your Lincoln penny lapel pin!

Contest deadline: 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30

Tourist find contest    [Details to come]


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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. Not eligible: 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 tourism bureau or the Logan County Board.

Discussion topics

  • Monthly contests can be found on CITV5 "Around The Town" and "WNL," lincolndailynews.com, FIX 96 "Morning Fix," Lincoln Courier and Pantagraph
  • "Best Kept Secret" -- now: Postville Courthouse (on Route 66: 1930-1940)
  • J.H. Hawes Elevator, Atlanta, honoring agriculture in Logan County

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


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