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«May 2023»
  • International Mother Jones Festival
    4/30/2023 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    International Mother Jones Festival

    Union Miners Cemetery, 12 PM–1:30 PM
    Join us as we commemorate Mother Jones Funeral with a reading of the magnificent eulogy written and delivered on December 8, 1930 by Father Robert Maguire.

    Mother Jones Museum, 1:30 PM–4 PM
    The celebration continues with great food, music, children's programs, museum tours.


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  • Billy Sunday 1909 Celebration
    5/28/2023 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Billy Sunday 1909 Celebration

    Join us May 28th, Pentecost Sunday, for our Billy Sunday 1909 Celebration honoring the 115th year anniversary of The Great Springfield Revival. You will hear Billy Sunday impersonator retell Billy's personal transformation story as well as the stories of the transformation of Springfield as a result in the weeks and months that followed.

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