P.O. Box 255
ELKHART, ILLINOIS 62634
“From War’s Ashes to the
Birth of Lincoln College”
The Elkhart Historical Society
announces the first of its Dinner/Lecture Series for
2015, featuring popular speaker and historian Paul
Beaver, Professor Emeritus at Lincoln College.
Professor Beaver will present “From War’s Ashes to the
Birth of Lincoln College”, which gives insights on the
founding of Lincoln University (now Lincoln College),
which was the first and only institution named for Abraham
Lincoln during his
January 31, at 5:30 p.m. at Horsefeather’s
Café, 104 Governor Oglesby Street in Elkhart
person includes both the lecture & dinner
required & can be made by calling
217- 947-2238 ...
or forms may be obtained online
by going to this
can also be obtained in Elkhart at either The
103 Governor Oglesby Street or Horsefeathers, across the street.
is limited for this tribute to Abraham Lincoln and for
his namesake school, Lincoln College, so make your
Paul J. Beaver
Lincoln College Professor Emeritus
former curator of Lincoln College Heritage Museum
ELKHART RR CROSSING CLOSING HAS BEEN POSTPONED
TIL NEXT YEAR
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
P O Box 255, Elkhart, IL
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 &
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
within SEVEN DAYS or the reservation
confirmation date or the tickets will be released.
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