Wednesday, July 22, 2009
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3rd annual Fall Farm Day in Logan County features wind farm tour

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[July 22, 2009]  The Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County has announced plans for the third annual Fall Farm Day. This tour of rural Logan County will kick off at 1 p.m. Sept. 13 from the Information Station, 1555 Fifth St. in Lincoln.

RestaurantThis year's tour features rural Emden, with stops planned at the Rail Splitter Wind Farm, Bethel School (a restored one-room schoolhouse) and the DAR 8th Judicial Circuit marker. After a stop at the Whistle Stop Depot, interpreting the importance of agriculture and the rail lines in Emden, the tour will continue through rural Atlanta, making a stop at Greens Diamond G Cattle Farm. The tour will finish up at Gail's Pumpkin Patch, rural Beason, for pumpkins, beehives, fun and games for the kids, and a presentation by Logan County historian Paul Gleason on agriculture in the time of Abraham Lincoln. The tour concludes at 6 p.m.

In honor of the bicentennial year, several stops on the tour will have connections to Abraham Lincoln.

Seating on the tour is limited and reservations must be made in advance. This is a great family fun "staycation" event. Ticket price is $5. For more information or to reserve your seat, please call 217-732-8687, e-mail or visit

[Text from file received from Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County]

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