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  • French Colonial Breakfast
    9/7/2019 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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    French Colonial Breakfast

    Come join us for an early morning gathering by the fire. We will have French style breakfast food including a lemon thyme tea bread, along with hot mulled cider and two types of coffee (cafe au lait and regular coffee). We will be set up in the back of the house by the summer kitchen. Brenda S. Thompson will also be displaying her paintings and will have her easel up painting at the Home. 

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  • 51st Annual Apple 'N Pork Festival
    9/28/2019 9:00 AM - 9/29/2019 5:00 PM

    51st Annual Apple 'N Pork Festival

    The 51st Annual Apple 'n Pork Festival will take place September 28th & 29th, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum grounds in Clinton, Illinois. Wear your comfortable shoes and stroll the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum grounds – the home and heart of the Apple ’n Pork Festival! 

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  • Ride a Piece of Peoria History
    9/28/2019 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Ride a Piece of Peoria History

    Group rides in the newly restored 1931 Ahrens-Fox. 6–8 people per group, 2–3 groups per hour. Schedule your group during your visit at the museum. Bring your camera and we will take your picture!

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  • 51st Annual Apple 'N Pork Festival
    9/28/2019 9:00 AM - 9/29/2019 5:00 PM

    51st Annual Apple 'N Pork Festival

    The 51st Annual Apple 'n Pork Festival will take place September 28th & 29th, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum grounds in Clinton, Illinois. Wear your comfortable shoes and stroll the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum grounds – the home and heart of the Apple ’n Pork Festival! 

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  • More Speech: A Conversation about the First Amendment
    10/1/2019 5:40 PM - 7:40 PM

    More Speech: A Conversation about the First Amendment

    Controversial speech, inflammatory cartoons, edgy social media posts -- for more than 200 years, First Amendment issues have influenced art and civic life. Join us at 5:45 p.m. to hear historian Christian McWhirter discuss the free-speech issues that Abraham Lincoln faced. Then at 6:15, watch a panel discussion on freedom of speech and expression. Moderated by former WGN anchor Robert Jordan, “More Speech: A Conversation about the First Amendment” will feature the diverse perspectives of artists, journalists, historians, librarians, legal professionals, and civic leaders. 

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  • 2019 ISHS Illinois Ozark Fall Tour
    10/1/2019 7:00 PM - 10/3/2019 5:00 PM

    2019 ISHS Illinois Ozark Fall Tour

    Pack your bags and backpacks!

    Southern Illinois is nature’s wonderland and in the fall it is magical! Join us as we explore the southeasternmost corner of the state for our fall tour, October 1-3, led by a team of historians and archaeologists. You won’t want to miss this adventure in “Egypt,” where we’ll explore the Shawnee National Forest, historic and prehistoric landmarks, the Garden of Gods, and sites associated with early industry, the Civil War, and the Underground Railroad. We’ll also be lodging at the San Damiano Retreat Center, a beautiful hideaway on the cliffs above the Ohio River. This ISHS Fall Tour is the one you’ve been waiting for!

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  • 2019 ISHS Illinois Ozark Fall Tour
    10/1/2019 7:00 PM - 10/3/2019 5:00 PM

    2019 ISHS Illinois Ozark Fall Tour

    Pack your bags and backpacks!

    Southern Illinois is nature’s wonderland and in the fall it is magical! Join us as we explore the southeasternmost corner of the state for our fall tour, October 1-3, led by a team of historians and archaeologists. You won’t want to miss this adventure in “Egypt,” where we’ll explore the Shawnee National Forest, historic and prehistoric landmarks, the Garden of Gods, and sites associated with early industry, the Civil War, and the Underground Railroad. We’ll also be lodging at the San Damiano Retreat Center, a beautiful hideaway on the cliffs above the Ohio River. This ISHS Fall Tour is the one you’ve been waiting for!

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  • 2019 ISHS Illinois Ozark Fall Tour
    10/1/2019 7:00 PM - 10/3/2019 5:00 PM

    2019 ISHS Illinois Ozark Fall Tour

    Pack your bags and backpacks!

    Southern Illinois is nature’s wonderland and in the fall it is magical! Join us as we explore the southeasternmost corner of the state for our fall tour, October 1-3, led by a team of historians and archaeologists. You won’t want to miss this adventure in “Egypt,” where we’ll explore the Shawnee National Forest, historic and prehistoric landmarks, the Garden of Gods, and sites associated with early industry, the Civil War, and the Underground Railroad. We’ll also be lodging at the San Damiano Retreat Center, a beautiful hideaway on the cliffs above the Ohio River. This ISHS Fall Tour is the one you’ve been waiting for!

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  • 21st Annual Conference on Illinois History
    10/3/2019 8:30 AM - 10/4/2019 5:00 PM

    21st Annual Conference on Illinois History

    This annual event offers two full days of panels covering a wide range of topics from Illinois’s political, cultural, and social history that will appeal to academics, teachers, and anyone interested in the past. Continuing education credits are also available. 

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