The informal afternoon tea will begin at 1 p.m., followed by the
debut of a new living history presentation, "Now and Always, Your
Katie." This half-hour program is based on the journals, diaries and
papers of Vachel's mother, Catherine Frazee Lindsay, and is drawn
from the collection of the Schlesinger Library of the History of
Women in America at the Radcliffe Institute in Cambridge, Mass. This
first-person interpretive program has been researched and will be
presented by Vachel Lindsay Home volunteer Sharon Miner.
reservations for this limited seating event at $7 each must be made
by calling 217-524-0901. Those who leave reservations by voice mail
will receive a follow-up confirmation call.
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Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site, administered by
the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, is the birthplace and
longtime residence of poet, author and artist Nicholas Vachel
Lindsay, 1879-1931. It is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m. for free public tours.
[Text from file received from
the Illinois Historic