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2019 CANDLELIGHT WALK (Sunday)

October 6 @ 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site, History Lane
Petersburg, IL 62675 United States

 Candles lit the lives of New Salem's residents in the 1830s.  You can get a glimpse of New Salem after dark during the annual Candlelight Walk.  Enjoy visiting with our historic interpreters and treat yourself to gingerbread at the Rutledge Tavern.  It's our most popular event!

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Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site is a reconstruction of the village that was Lincoln's home as young man and a place to explore life in early 19th Century America.

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