Lincoln Commemorative Open House

Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 1:30 to 4:30 PM

To commemorate Lincoln’s speech from the balcony of the Fithian Home during his 1858 run for a US Senate seat against Stephen Douglas, the Society is having a special Open House on Sunday, September 26th, from 1:30 to 4:00 PM. There will be tours of the buildings, light refreshments, and a chance to visit with Abraham Lincoln.

At 1:45 PM there will be the unveiling of the new addition to the Museum’s Lincoln exhibit. This penny sculpture was created by Richard “Dick” Belton, a talented artists and life-long resident of Danville and Vermilion County.