Posts Tagged ‘Sangamon River’

April showers and Lincoln’s life

April showers and Lincoln’s life

April at Lincoln's New Salem is a month of springtime as the trees and pastures "green-up" and the wild flowers burst into bloom. April is fresh and exciting. Even spring rains are welcomed as everybody knows that April showers bring May flowers. But did you know that April also brought Lincoln to New Salem? It's true! Lincoln's cousin Dennis Hanks, tells us th ....

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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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