Guy Fraker, a Bloomington attorney and author with lifelong
interest in Abraham Lincoln, will give PowerPoint presentations on
the 8th Judicial Circuit, which Abraham Lincoln traveled. Fraker
gave a presentation last year for the birthday party, and there was
a great crowd for each presentation.
Abraham and Mary Lincoln impersonators will visit with guests.
Period music will be provided all afternoon by the ever-popular
Postville Express. Sing along with them or just tap your feet and
have lots of fun.
Mike Anderson, a storyteller and musician, will perform. He has
performed from the Atlantic coast to Canada and to the Gulf. He is a
superb communicator and has won many awards. He has honed his skills
as a storyteller and is one of the best yarn-spinners and worst
Postville volunteers will conduct tours and serve birthday cake
and punch from noon to 4.
For more information, please call 735-4977.
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Postville Courthouse is open Tuesday through Saturday noon to 4
in the winter and noon to 5 in the summer, as well as anytime by
appointment. Group meetings can be arranged summer or winter.
Visitors are invited to bring a lunch and have a picnic on the
historic grounds. The grounds now feature a period flower garden and
tours of the garden when the flowers are in bloom. Tours will
include discussion of the medicinal purposes of each plant.
"We are proud of our site and are eager to share it with
everyone." -- Shirley R. Bartelmay