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[FEB. 13, 2004] The Postville Courthouse State Historic Site, 915 Fifth St., will
host Abraham Lincoln's birthday party from noon to 4 p.m. on Feb.
14. Abraham Lincoln practiced law at this location when he rode the
old 8th Judicial Circuit.
Historians Paul Beaver and Paul Gleason will give short talks on the
hour in the historic courtroom. Lincoln artifacts will be on
display, Thomas A. Quinn will play period guitar music, and David
McCall Johnston will be at the site with a few Lincoln-related
The public is invited to come tour the facility and enjoy a piece of birthday cake.
For more information, please call (217) 735-4977.
Abe's birthday will also be celebrated at the Logan County
Courthouse from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday. There will be contests
for children of all ages, and refreshments will be available.
- 10 a.m.-Noon, Logan County Courthouse -- Birthday contests and
activities for children. Refreshments served.
- Noon-4 p.m., Postville Courthouse -- Birthday party, historic
talks and cake served.