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“My Heart’s Home”   Edgar Lee Masters and the Sangamon Country

“My Heart’s Home” Edgar Lee Masters and the Sangamon Country

The New Salem Lincoln League is proud to sponsor Theatre in the Park! The 2016 season will have the world-premiere of a new production! "My Heart’s Home, Edgar Lee Masters Celebrates the Sangamon Country", directed by Phil Funkenbusch, is an original presentation featuring the works of Edgar Lee Master's poetry with original music by Mark Mathewson. The poems cente ....

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Historic Timeline of Abraham Lincoln’s New Salem

Historic Timeline of Abraham Lincoln’s New Salem

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, is considered one of the most pivotal presidents in our history. As most people know, Lincoln came from very humble beginnings.  He was, by all measures, a self-made man.  One of his most momentous steps was his separation from his father’s home, striking out on his own, and coming to rest, like a piece of dri ....

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