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The Effingham County Cultural Center and Museum Association and Lake Land College will be partnering to offer the 2nd Annual Celebration of Lincoln and His Times. The presentation will take place on the second floor of the Effingham County Courthouse Museum on Thursday, April 14 at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 6 p.m. to allow attendees the chance to look at the various displays, especially the Lincoln displays. Karen *Kull, Director of the Lake Land College Kluthe Center in Effingham, told Regional Radio News, this year’s program topic is “The Election of 1860”.

Kull mentioned the museum will be displaying a rocking chair that is a replica of the one that Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in, and that survived the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

For more information, contact Kull at 217-540-3500 or kkull@lakelandcollege.edu. 

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