Countdown to 1 millionth visitor continues
Lincoln Presidential Museum extends contest
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[DEC. 21, 2006]
SPRINGFIELD -- The Abraham Lincoln Presidential
Museum announced Wednesday that the contest to guess when the 1
millionth visitor will arrive has been extended to Jan. 5. As of
Sunday, the number of visitors that have toured the museum since
April 2005 hit 984,845.
The contest winner will receive two free passes to the Abraham
Lincoln Presidential Museum, good for unlimited visits for one year,
plus a $100 gift certificate to the museum store, compliments of the
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Foundation, the sponsor of the event.
Weekly attendance numbers are posted every Monday on a digital
counter in Union Square Park, across from the presidential museum,
at the corner of Sixth and Jefferson. During the week leading up to
the 1 millionth visitor, numbers will be posted daily.
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Entries can be dropped off in the museum or
submitted via U.S. mail by Jan. 5 to:
1 Millionth Visitor --
212 N. Sixth St.
Springfield, IL 62701
For a contest form and a complete list of rules,
[Abraham Lincoln Presidential
Library and Museum news release]