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Tales from the Vault: Tomb Robbers

Event date: 11/7/2018 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Export event
Tales from the Vault: Tomb Robbers
Elaine Evans
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Tales from the Vault: Tomb Robbers

Hosted by Illinois State Museum and Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

In 1876, a gang tried to steal Abraham Lincoln's body to use as ransom. Using the robbers' actual tools, State Historian Samuel Wheeler will explain their bizarre plan and how close it came to succeeding. This FREE event takes place in the library building, 112 N. Sixth Street, Springfield.

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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum
112 N. 6th Street
Springfield, Illinois (Map)
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