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10/2/2022

Save the Democracy Tour 2022 — ‘39 COUNTIES’

Elaine Evans 0 78 Article rating: No rating

In the fall of 2020, in the middle of a pandemic, former US Illinois Congressman Glenn Poshard organized 39 peaceful, non-violent marches in all the Illinois counties he represented. Ordinary folks, with no agenda other than having had enough of hate and division, came together in their rural towns to participate in non-violent, peaceful civic engagement; reminding us that the strength of a democracy is in its citizenry.

Historical Society to Sponsor Oak Ridge Cemetery Walk

Sangamon County Historical Society

Jenni Dahl 0 106 Article rating: No rating

The Sangamon County Historical Society will again sponsor the popular cemetery walking tour this fall. “Echoes of Yesteryear: A Walk Through Oak Ridge Cemetery” will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 2 at Oak Ridge Cemetery, 1441 Monument Avenue in Springfield. (The last tour begins at 3:15 p.m.)

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