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The Life and Legacy of Abraham Lincoln

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Program #8370RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
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Itinerary for Jun 2 — Jun 7, 2013

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Type: Hotel

Description: Convenient downtown location close to historic sites. Free hotel shuttle van from airport or Amtrak station (must call hotel upon on arrival). The shuttle service is free but tips are customary for the driver handling bags. Important Parking Information: Self-parking is available at a public parking garage run by the Prairie Capitol Convention Center adjacent to the hotel and is connected to the hotel on levels 1H and 2H. The parking fee is $.75 hourly or $7 per day (24 hours) upon exiting. Valet parking is offered for hotel guests at a fee of $13 daily. The parking fee is paid by the participant.

Contact info:
701 East Adams Street
Springfield, IL 62701 USA
phone: 217-544-8800
web: www.PresidentAbrahamLincolnhotel.com

Room amenities: In-room coffee maker, alarm clock, hairdryer, and ironing board. Internet browser/web TV; 32 inch flat panel television with High Definition channels. Free wireless Internet service is available in guest rooms and the lobby area; not in meeting rooms. Must request an in-room refrigerator with your reservation if it is required (reserved as they are available).

Facility amenities: On-site fitness facilities including an indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, free weights and cardiovascular equipment; business office in lobby, Lindsay's Restaurant and the Globe Tavern; a gift shop for essentials and snacks; valet dry cleaning; complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and large lobby area with a fireplace and comfortable seating and tables. Free wireless Internet service is available in guest rooms and the lobby area; not in meeting rooms.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $84.99 + tax; as available
Based on date and room availability. Contact hotel directly at 217-544-8800 and identify themselves as Road Scholar / Elderhostel participants.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, June 02 - Arrival/Orientation
Note: At hotel

Afternoon: Check-in after 3pm.

Dinner: Meet for get-together in hotel lobby at 5pm followed by dinner in hotel at 5:30pm.

Evening: Program overview following dinner.

Lodging: President Abraham Lincoln Hotel and Conference Center

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Convenient downtown location close to historic sites. Free hotel shuttle van from airport or Amtrak station (must call hotel upon on arrival). The shuttle service is free but tips are customary for the driver handling bags. Important Parking Information: Self-parking is available at a public parking garage run by the Prairie Capitol Convention Center adjacent to the hotel and is connected to the hotel on levels 1H and 2H. The parking fee is $.75 hourly or $7 per day (24 hours) upon exiting. Valet parking is offered for hotel guests at a fee of $13 daily. The parking fee is paid by the participant.

Contact info:
701 East Adams Street
Springfield, IL 62701 USA
phone: 217-544-8800
web: www.PresidentAbrahamLincolnhotel.com

Room amenities: In-room coffee maker, alarm clock, hairdryer, and ironing board. Internet browser/web TV; 32 inch flat panel television with High Definition channels. Free wireless Internet service is available in guest rooms and the lobby area; not in meeting rooms. Must request an in-room refrigerator with your reservation if it is required (reserved as they are available).

Facility amenities: On-site fitness facilities including an indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, free weights and cardiovascular equipment; business office in lobby, Lindsay's Restaurant and the Globe Tavern; a gift shop for essentials and snacks; valet dry cleaning; complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and large lobby area with a fireplace and comfortable seating and tables. Free wireless Internet service is available in guest rooms and the lobby area; not in meeting rooms.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $84.99 + tax; as available
Based on date and room availability. Contact hotel directly at 217-544-8800 and identify themselves as Road Scholar / Elderhostel participants.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, June 03 - Lincoln's Early Adult Life and Legal Career
Note: Day on motorcoach.

Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel, starts serving at 6:30am.

Morning: Travel to Lincoln Land Community College for a lecture and overview of Lincoln’s life, his time in Illinois, and the political, social and economic context of Illinois and the United States.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant in the small town of Elkhart, Illinois.

Afternoon: Travel part of the 8th Judicial Circuit that Lincoln travelled. Visit Mt. Pulaski Courthouse and hear a storyteller talk about Lincoln and his time on the circuit. Visit the Lincoln Heritage Museum on the campus of Lincoln College in Lincoln, Illinois. See and hear about artifacts from their collection rarely on display.

Dinner: Dinner at hotel.

Evening: Lecture on "Lincoln and the 8th Judicial Circuit."

Lodging: President Abraham Lincoln Hotel and Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Convenient downtown location close to historic sites. Free hotel shuttle van from airport or Amtrak station (must call hotel upon on arrival). The shuttle service is free but tips are customary for the driver handling bags. Important Parking Information: Self-parking is available at a public parking garage run by the Prairie Capitol Convention Center adjacent to the hotel and is connected to the hotel on levels 1H and 2H. The parking fee is $.75 hourly or $7 per day (24 hours) upon exiting. Valet parking is offered for hotel guests at a fee of $13 daily. The parking fee is paid by the participant.

Contact info:
701 East Adams Street
Springfield, IL 62701 USA
phone: 217-544-8800
web: www.PresidentAbrahamLincolnhotel.com

Room amenities: In-room coffee maker, alarm clock, hairdryer, and ironing board. Internet browser/web TV; 32 inch flat panel television with High Definition channels. Free wireless Internet service is available in guest rooms and the lobby area; not in meeting rooms. Must request an in-room refrigerator with your reservation if it is required (reserved as they are available).

Facility amenities: On-site fitness facilities including an indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, free weights and cardiovascular equipment; business office in lobby, Lindsay's Restaurant and the Globe Tavern; a gift shop for essentials and snacks; valet dry cleaning; complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and large lobby area with a fireplace and comfortable seating and tables. Free wireless Internet service is available in guest rooms and the lobby area; not in meeting rooms.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $84.99 + tax; as available
Based on date and room availability. Contact hotel directly at 217-544-8800 and identify themselves as Road Scholar / Elderhostel participants.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, June 04 - Lincoln Home/Old State Capitol
Note: Walking day in downtown Springfield

Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel, starts serving at 6:30am.

Morning: Visit Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Tour his home and neighborhood of 17 years. View the movie, "Journey to Greatness," see a program on Mary Lincoln and view indoor and outdoor exhibits.

Lunch: Box lunch.

Afternoon: See the Lincoln's pew at First Presbyterian Church. Walk to the Old State Capitol Historic Site to learn about Lincoln as a politician, where he gave his "House Divided" speech and practiced law. Learn of Lincoln's relationship to Douglas and Grant and his connections with the historic site. Free time after the tour.

Dinner: Dinner at hotel.

Evening: Lecture on, "Christianizing Lincoln: Historical Memory and Religious Views of Abraham Lincoln."

Lodging: President Abraham Lincoln Hotel and Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Convenient downtown location close to historic sites. Free hotel shuttle van from airport or Amtrak station (must call hotel upon on arrival). The shuttle service is free but tips are customary for the driver handling bags. Important Parking Information: Self-parking is available at a public parking garage run by the Prairie Capitol Convention Center adjacent to the hotel and is connected to the hotel on levels 1H and 2H. The parking fee is $.75 hourly or $7 per day (24 hours) upon exiting. Valet parking is offered for hotel guests at a fee of $13 daily. The parking fee is paid by the participant.

Contact info:
701 East Adams Street
Springfield, IL 62701 USA
phone: 217-544-8800
web: www.PresidentAbrahamLincolnhotel.com

Room amenities: In-room coffee maker, alarm clock, hairdryer, and ironing board. Internet browser/web TV; 32 inch flat panel television with High Definition channels. Free wireless Internet service is available in guest rooms and the lobby area; not in meeting rooms. Must request an in-room refrigerator with your reservation if it is required (reserved as they are available).

Facility amenities: On-site fitness facilities including an indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, free weights and cardiovascular equipment; business office in lobby, Lindsay's Restaurant and the Globe Tavern; a gift shop for essentials and snacks; valet dry cleaning; complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and large lobby area with a fireplace and comfortable seating and tables. Free wireless Internet service is available in guest rooms and the lobby area; not in meeting rooms.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $84.99 + tax; as available
Based on date and room availability. Contact hotel directly at 217-544-8800 and identify themselves as Road Scholar / Elderhostel participants.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, June 05 - New Salem State Historic Site/Lincoln's Tomb
Note: Day on motorcoach.

Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel, starts serving at 6:30am.

Morning: Travel to Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site and see the movie, "Turning Point," and exhibits. Walk through the village on a guided tour and "go to school" with Mentor Graham.

Lunch: Lunch at a local small town café.

Afternoon: Visit Lincoln's Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery to learn about the final resting place of the Lincoln family. Take a short tour of the downtown Springfield sites by bus.

Dinner: Dinner at hotel.

Evening: Lecture on "The Election of 1860."

Lodging: President Abraham Lincoln Hotel and Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Convenient downtown location close to historic sites. Free hotel shuttle van from airport or Amtrak station (must call hotel upon on arrival). The shuttle service is free but tips are customary for the driver handling bags. Important Parking Information: Self-parking is available at a public parking garage run by the Prairie Capitol Convention Center adjacent to the hotel and is connected to the hotel on levels 1H and 2H. The parking fee is $.75 hourly or $7 per day (24 hours) upon exiting. Valet parking is offered for hotel guests at a fee of $13 daily. The parking fee is paid by the participant.

Contact info:
701 East Adams Street
Springfield, IL 62701 USA
phone: 217-544-8800
web: www.PresidentAbrahamLincolnhotel.com

Room amenities: In-room coffee maker, alarm clock, hairdryer, and ironing board. Internet browser/web TV; 32 inch flat panel television with High Definition channels. Free wireless Internet service is available in guest rooms and the lobby area; not in meeting rooms. Must request an in-room refrigerator with your reservation if it is required (reserved as they are available).

Facility amenities: On-site fitness facilities including an indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, free weights and cardiovascular equipment; business office in lobby, Lindsay's Restaurant and the Globe Tavern; a gift shop for essentials and snacks; valet dry cleaning; complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and large lobby area with a fireplace and comfortable seating and tables. Free wireless Internet service is available in guest rooms and the lobby area; not in meeting rooms.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $84.99 + tax; as available
Based on date and room availability. Contact hotel directly at 217-544-8800 and identify themselves as Road Scholar / Elderhostel participants.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, June 06 - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library
Note: Walking day in downtown Springfield.

Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel, starts serving at 6:30am.

Morning: Discover how the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library concept was developed, followed by a self-guided visit to the museum to explore the exhibits and multimedia presentations.

Lunch: Lunch at the Subway sandwich shop inside the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

Afternoon: Free time to continue to explore the Presidential Museum and Library or take a guided tour of the Lincoln-Herndon Law Office.

Dinner: Dinner at hotel.

Evening: Living History program on "Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad."

Lodging: President Abraham Lincoln Hotel and Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, June 07 - Lincoln's Legacy/Departure
Note: At hotel

Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel, starts serving at 6:30am.

Morning: Lecture on "Learning Life by Studying Lincoln" by James M. Cornelius, Ph.D. and Curator, Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Program concludes at 10:30am.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Springfield, IL
Dana-Thomas HouseFrank Lloyd Wright-designed home. In 1902, local socialite and activist, Susan Lawrence Dana, hired a rising architect from Chicago to remodel her family home. This is one of Frank Lloyd Wright's best prairie houses and contains the largest collection of site-specific, original Wright art glass and furniture. Located at 301 E. Lawrence, Springfield, IL 62703. Hours are subject to change. Please call (217) 782-6776 to confirm hours before you visit. Wed - Sun. 9am-4pm. Last tour begins at 3:50pm. Visitor Center is handicapped accessible. Gift shop on site. Suggested donation - $5 for adults.
For additional information, visit: www.dana-thomas.org
Illinois State CapitolThe first legislative session was held in this state capitol in 1877. The growth of the state had increased the need for more file storage and office space than the Old State Capitol allowed. Today it is the center of state government and houses the offices of the Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Comptroller and Treasurer, as well as the House of Representatives and Senate Chambers. Visitors can watch Illinois politics in action from balcony-level seating when the legislature is in session. (Accessible entrance at east side.) West entrance is currently closed. Located at 301 S 2nd Street, Springfield, IL 62701. Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm; Saturday-Sunday 9am-3:30pm. Phone (217) 782-2099. Days Closed: New Years Day, Presidents' Day, Easter Sun, General Election Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day. Admission Free.
For additional information, visit: www.cyberdriveillinois.com
Executive MansionHome of the Illinois governor. Seven U.S. Presidents, including Abraham Lincoln, have been received here. Three levels are open to the public including four formal parlors; a state dining room; ballroom; four bedrooms, including the Lincoln bedroom; and a library handcrafted from native American Black Walnut. (Mansion closed during official State functions.) Located at 410 E. Jackson Street, Springfield, IL 62701. Hours: Tuesday and Thursday: 9:30am-11am & 2-3:30pm. Saturday: 9:30-11am. Phone (217) 782-6450. Days Closed: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Birthday, Lincoln Birthday, Presidents' Day, Pulaski Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Veterans Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Columbus Day, General Election Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
For additional information, visit: visit-springfieldillinois.com/Things-To-Do/Attractions/
Illinois State MuseumPermanent and changing exhibits tell the story of Illinois’ land, life, people and art. The natural history hall, “Changes: Dynamic Illinois Environments,” reveals the exciting changes in Illinois environments over the last 500 million years. Interactive elements, thrilling audio and video effects, life-sized dioramas and thousands of authentic fossils and specimens illustrate the processes that shaped and continue to transform Illinois’ diverse environments. The Museum Store offers a unique shopping experience with a wide selection of high-quality crafts made by juried Illinois artisans, as well as educational toys, scientific games, books and gifts. Visit the Illinois State Museum on the south side of the State Capitol complex. Located at 502 S. Spring St., Springfield, IL 62706. Hours: Monday-Saturday 8:30am-5pm and Sunday: Noon-5pm. The Museum is closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Days. Phone (217) 782-7386. Admission is free.
For additional information, visit: www.museum.state.il.us
Union Square Park & Illinois Visitor CenterUnion Square Park and the Illinois Visitor Center at Union Station are located directly across the street from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. The Visitor Center provides information to visitors on Springfield area historic sites and attractions and other Illinois tourism opportunities. The park has gardens, walking paths, sculptures of Abraham Lincoln and a sculptured monument to commemorate the 1908 Race Riot in Springfield. Located at 500 E. Madison, Springfield, IL 62701. Hours: Daily 9-5. Hours are subject to change, please call. Union Square Park is open from 8am to 10pm. daily. Phone (217) 557-4588. Days Closed: New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.
For additional information, visit: www.presidentlincoln.org
1908 Race Riot Self-Guided TourA tragic series of events in Springfield's history led to the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909. The story of the 1908 Race Riot and its victims is told through a self-guided, eight-marker walking tour, beginning at the corner of Seventh and Jefferson Streets.
Illinois State Military MuseumPreserving the heritage of the Illinois National Guard, the museum is committed to collecting, preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the military artifacts associated with the citizen-soldier of Illinois. The exhibit includes rare items such as the artificial leg of Mexican General Santa Anna, a target board shot at by President Lincoln, as well as vehicles, weapons, uniforms, equipment and photographs. The Citizen-Soldier exhibit features the military experiences of famous Illinois soldiers such as Carl Sandburg, Robert McCormick, John A. Logan and Abraham Lincoln. Located at 1301 N. MacArthur Blvd. (Camp Lincoln), Springfield, IL. Hours:Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4:30pm. Other times and groups by appointment. Phone (217) 761-3910. Admission: Free. Days Closed: Monday and Sunday.
For additional information, visit: www.springfield-il.com/attract/military.html
Vachel Lindsay HomeThe 1879 birthplace of the native Springfield poet/artist, this house remained Lindsay’s only home until his death there in 1931. The house was built in the late 1840s; an early owner was C.M. Smith, whose wife, Ann, was the sister of Mary Todd Lincoln. Both Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln were frequent visitors. The house was purchased in 1878 by Lindsay’s parents, Dr. Vachel Thomas and Catharine Frazee Lindsay, and remained in the Lindsay family for 80 years. Acquired by the State of Illinois in 1991, the home recently reopened after an extensive, state-funded restoration project. Located at 603 S. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62701. Hours are subject to change. Please call to confirm hours before you visit. Open Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 4pm. Phone (217) 524-0901. Admission: Donations accepted. Days Closed: Monday, Sunday, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Birthday, Presidents' Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Labor Day, General Election Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
For additional information, visit: www.vachellindsay.org
Springfield & Central Illinois African American History MuseumThe museum features the history and culture and the triumphs/tragedies of African-Americans living in the Springfield and Central Illinois area during the 19th and 20th centuries. Located at 521 E Washington Street, 2nd Floor, Springfield, IL 62701. Hours: Wednesday & Saturday 10am-4pm or by appointment. Phone: (217) 528-2725. Free admission, donations appreciated. Days Closed: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Birthday, Lincoln's Birthday, Presidents' Day, Pulaski Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Veterans Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Columbus Day, General Election Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.
For additional information, visit: http://spiaahfmuseum.org/
Route 66Get your kicks on Route 66! Thousands of visitors from around the globe travel America's Main Street each year to experience the legend of U.S. Route 66 and to discover the real America. On Illinois Route 66, one of the nation's newest National Scenic Byways, you'll actually travel through the hometown neighborhoods, not around them…including a visit to the heart of Springfield, Illinois, home of two famous Route 66 landmarks, Shea's Gas Station Museum and the Cozy Dog Drive In. Springfield sits in the heart of Illinois' U.S. Route 66 and boasts some of America's favorite Route 66 icons. Mile for mile, you'll find more authentic Route 66 sites and attractions along the road in Illinois, from Chicago to St. Louis, than in any other Route 66 state.
For additional information, visit: www.visitspringfieldillinois.com/Route-66/
Camp Butler National CemeteryCamp Butler National Cemetery, once the site of a Union Civil War training camp and Confederate prison, is now a national cemetery for veterans and their dependents. Located NE of Springfield at 5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL 62707. Hours Office: Monday- Friday, 7:30am-4pm. Gates to cemetery open daily all year until sunset. Phone (217) 492-4070. Admission: Free.
For additional information, visit: www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/campbutler.asp
Lincoln Memorial Garden and Nature CenterA woodland and prairie garden with more than five miles of trails lead you on a journey through the Illinois landscape Lincoln would have known. Depending on the season you visit, you could discover springtime dogwoods in full bloom, colorful prairie wildflowers of summer, burnished autumn leaves, or snow-covered maple trees bursting with sap. This great spot to stroll amidst nature is located on the shores of Lake Springfield and was designed by landscape architect Jens Jensen. Be sure to visit the Garden's Nature Center and Split Rail Gift Shop. Located at 2301 E. Lake Dr., Springfield, IL 62712. Hours: Daily: Sunrise-Sunset. Nature Center: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday, 1-4pm. Closed: Call or visit the website for Holiday closings. Phone (217) 529-1111. Admission: Free.
For additional information, visit: www.lincolnmemorialgarden
Elijah Iles HouseThis is Springfield’s oldest home, built circa 1830s in Greek Revival style by city founder Elijah Iles. The house contains period furnishings and also houses the Springfield Museum with exhibits of local history. Located at 628 South Seventh, Springfield, IL 62701. Hours: Open Wednesday and Saturday, 12-4 PM. Closed November through March. Days Closed: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Birthday, Lincoln’s Birthday, Presidents’ Day, Pulaski Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Veterans Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Columbus Day, General Election Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day. Phone (217) 492-5929. Admission: Suggested donation - $3.00.
For additional information, visit: iles-house.blogspot.com/
Edwards PlaceThe oldest home in Springfield on its original foundation, Edwards Place tells the story of Benjamin and Helen Edwards and their life at the home from 1843 to 1909. The wonderfully preserved Italianate mansion was once a center for social activity in Springfield, Prominent citizens and politicians such as Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas were entertained at lavish dinner parties and the grounds played host to many summer picnics and political rallies. Your visit to Edwards Place will include a guided tour through the formal receiving parlor, music room, family dining room and the second floor bedrooms. The home is furnished with wonderful examples of Victorian furniture, including many pieces that belonged to the Edwards family. You will also see the authentic "Lincoln Courting Couch" from the parlor of the Ninian Edwards home where Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd were married. Located at 700 N. 4th St., Springfield, IL 62702. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, tours on the hour between 11am and 2pm. Days Closed: Monday, Sunday, New Year’s Day, Presidents’ Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day. The Springfield Art Association, which owns Edwards Place is open 9am-5pm Monday through Friday and The Michael Victor II Art Library and the SAA gallery also are open 10-3pm on Saturday. Phone: (217) 523-2631. Admission: Donation suggested.
For additional information, visit: http://www.springfieldart.org/EdwardsPlace/tabid/530/Default.aspx

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