Postville Courthouse yields fun and education

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Sunday at the Postville Courthouse site had a great crowd as musicians, artisans and craftsman showed visitors how life was in the 1840s in Lincoln, Ill.

Pictures by Mike Fak


Mayor Keith Snyder poses with Mary and Abe.


A group of early settlers pitched tent at Postville.


A working blacksmith explained his trade.

There was music at all four corners at Postville on Sunday.


In the old days, the shape of your head, and its bumps, was believed to tell a lot about your personality.

One of the shifts of Kiwanians that doled out IGA brats, dogs and pork chops.




A woodworker shows how furniture was made long ago.


The bees were kept as busy as ... well, as bees ... making more honey to sell.


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