Tour the Oglesby Mansion
The Governor Richard J. Oglesby Mansion is open for tours.

March - November
Last Sunday of the Month
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

June, July, August
Wednesdays & Saturdays
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

A $2.00 donation per person is requested. Special tours for individuals and groups may also be arranged for a fee. For more information, please call 217-429-9422.

We are located at:
421 West William St.
Decatur, IL 62522

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He Said Beer vs. She Said Wine Dinner
Taste delicious food and support the Governor Oglesby Mansion by attending the annual “He Said, She Said” dinner. A five course dinner
will be served accompanied by both beer and wine. The theme for this
year’s event will be “An Octoberfest Celebration.” Charlie McGorray
and Kevin Graham will be returning as beer and wine experts, and
J.C. Fultz will once again serve as Master of Ceremonies.

Friday, October, 14
6:00 p.m.

Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased by
contacting Ron Evans at 217-864-2505 or at rgdmkindec@aol.com.
The final RSVP date is October 5th.

Location:
Decatur Club
158 W. Prairie Ave.
Decatur, IL 62523

History Comes Alive with Mark Sorensen
Mark Sorensen will be the guest speaker at the Autumn presentation of “History Comes Alive” at the Mansion. The subject of his talk will be “Lincoln’s First Illinois Homestead.” In the early 1830s, Abraham Lincoln and his family squatted on land on the north bank of the Sangamon
River west of Decatur. Why did the Lincoln’s come here and how did
they spend that year? Mark and the newly formed “Friends of Lincoln
Trail Homestead State Park” will explain what the Lincoln’s did here,
why they left, and what plans have been made to restore and enhance
the state park at the Lincoln Homestead site. A reception will follow and
is open to the public.

Saturday, November 5
4:00 p.m.

A $2.00 donation per person is requested. For more information,
please call 217-429-9422.

We are located at:
421 West William St.
Decatur, IL 62522

Tour the Oglesby Mansion
The Governor Richard J. Oglesby Mansion is open for tours.

March - November
Last Sunday of the Month
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

June, July, August
Wednesdays & Saturdays
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

A $2.00 donation per person is requested. Special tours for individuals
and groups may also be arranged for a fee. For more information,
please call 217-429-9422.

We are located at:
421 West William St.
Decatur, IL 62522

 


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