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The Christian County Historical Society has announced the addition of new Museum Coordinator Rachael Sapp. President Jodi Heberling told Regional Radio News that Sapp’s duties include tracking and recording items.

Sapp grew up in Tuscola and graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a bachelors in history and theater arts. She is currently completing her masters in History with Historical Administration Option from EIU. She has prior experience at the Douglas County Museum in Tuscola, Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site in Lerna, and served as Historic Sites Intern with the Macon County Conservation District. She currently serves as the archivist for the Macon County Historical Society in Decatur. She is engaged to Pat Ward of Taylorville.

 

Heberling stated they will hold their annual meeting this Sunday which is free of charge and open to the public as retired judge Ron Spears will talk about Abraham Lincoln and hopes to make the museum full-time.

The Christian County Historical Society will return to summer hours on April 1 on Thursday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information can be obtained by calling Heberling at 820-8253. 

 
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