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Dr. Michael Burlingame – Friday February 26th – Life and Times of Abraham Lincoln





Friday, February 26, at 5:30p will be the third scheduled dinner lecture, which will also be a book signing with Michael Burlingame, who with his associate Robert Shaw, authored a spectacular book, “A Day Long To Be Remembered - - Lincoln in Gettysburg”.

Dr. Burlingame is an internationally renowned scholar who has published numerous books on the life and times of Abraham Lincoln. His most recent work, “Abraham Lincoln Traveled This Way — The America Lincoln Knew” is a look back through the window of time into Lincoln's world. Burlingame received a PhD in history from Johns Hopkins University and is the holder of the Chancellor Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois at Springfield where he has taught since 2009.

must be made by calling (217) 947-2238, as space is limited. Reservation forms with information on the dinner menus may be downloaded here
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or may be picked up from Horsefeathers or The Country Bumpkin in Elkhart.

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Midwest Living Review

by Karen Sorensen

Thanks to a geographic anomaly created during the Ice Age, Elkhart Hill becomes a stunning sea of bluebells every spring that visitors can tour on just two or three Saturdays in April

AND - dine at WildhareCafe




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P O Box 255, Elkhart, IL  62634


Dear Members & Friends,

       Our membership continues to be a blessing to us, and allows us to help protect things of value to the community.  We regularly participate in Elkhart events as we

 consider it an important part of being a part of this wonderful village.   Your membership dues and contributions are vital to our efforts. Simply stated, we couldn’t do

 much without your support.   If you have never been a member, please consider joining, and receiving a free calendar.  If you don’t want to be a member, please consider

 buying a calendar and receiving a free membership.  We also would welcome help in our research and development area for future dinner lectures and calendars, and would

 also welcome anyone willing to serve on our board.  Please call 217 947 2238.  We wish you and your families a joyous New Year filled with happiness!

Gillette Ransom            Lisa Pasquesi            Steve & Kathy Thornton           Bob & Lynne Neal          Rob & Sarah Wilson          Ann Anderson 


To reserve space for a dinner lecture or walk for a group of six or more you may call 217.947.2238 prior to the reservation date noted on the web site.

 Payment will be accepted early for groups of 6+.  Upon confirmation of the reservation, payment must be received by EHS

within SEVEN DAYS or the reservation confirmation date or the tickets will be released.


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