Heritage Museum to host Strawberry Party
Come Meet the Republican nominee Abraham Lincoln and
his wife Mary
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[June 23, 2016]
- The Lincoln Heritage Museum will be hosting Mary Lincoln’s
Strawberry Party from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016. Abraham
Lincoln, Republican nominee for President of the United States, and
his wife Mary will be attending.
The party will feature children’s games such as hoop and stick,
jacks, and marbles. There will be an opportunity for visitors to
write a letter to Mr. Lincoln giving him advice on becoming the
President of the United States, and young ladies will receive
instruction on how to talk with their fans under the guidance of
Mrs. Lincoln herself.
At 2 p.m., central Illinois author Carla Mayernick will read her
book “Where is Abe?” Copies of “Where is Abe?” will be available for
purchase in the Museum gift shop. In addition to the games and
activities, special music will be provided by Lincoln College
musicians and delicious strawberry ice cream will be served while
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This event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Lincoln
Heritage Museum and the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area.
[Tracy Bergin, Lincoln College]