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LIVE PERFORMANCES at NEW SALEM?

The state of Illinois is celebrating its 200th anniversary in 2018. But at Lincoln's New Salem, an important 100th anniversary is being celebrated as well. That's because 2018 will mark the 100 years since the first organized live performance was staged at the site! Local folks, trying to raise awareness of how important New Salem was in Lincoln's life organized an impr ....

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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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