Thursday, August 22, 2019


Hearst Deed Centennial Celebration

Event date: 5/22/2019 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Export event
Hearst Deed Centennial Celebration
Elaine Evans
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Hearst Deed Centennial Celebration

Please join us in celebratiang the 100th Anniversary of the Conveyance of the New Salem site from William Randolph Heast and Millicent Hearst to the people of the State of Illinois and to disucss the future of the site and efforts to restore the village to its former glory.

Remarks from:
  • Kathryn Harris and Guy Fraker - Co-chairs, A.L.A. New Salem Project
  • Michael Burlingame - New Salem in Lincoln's Time
  • Mark Pohlad - New Salem Restoration
  • Colleen Callahan - Director, IL Department of Natural Resources
  • Rich Adkins - President, New Salem Lincoln League

Hors' d'oevres and refreshments will be provided. No cost to attend.

RSVP by May 10. 
Email your name and information to Please include the following in your email:
  • Name
  • Phone Number
  • Number of Guests attending the event
  • Number of Guests for the advance tour
  • Mailing address

Visitors Center
Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site
15588 History Lane
Petersburg, IL (Map)

If you are not able to attend but would like to support the New Salem Project, email us and we will contact you with more information on how to help.

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