Faces at Postville Courthouse

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Pictures by Nila Smith

Dried herbs and flowers were a mainstay in the 1850s.

Lincoln resident Darrell Wibben plays old-time gospel hymns on his dulcimer.


Maybe this is where the phrase "blowing smoke" came from.


And everyone knows, where there is smoke there is fire!


Using period-style instruments, this pair entertains an audience with 1850s-era folk songs.


President Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, stop to chat a spell with some of the folks enjoying the music.




When his mother said she was going to have his head examined, he thought she was joking!


With a temperature below 60 degrees Sunday morning, this crafter is happily surprised with a cup of hot coffee.


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