Sangamon County 
 Historical Society





Sangamon County Historical Society

Reception: Sangamon County History through the Arts II

  • September 07, 2012
  • 5:30 PM
  • Old State Capitol


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The Sangamon County Historical Society and the Old State Capitol Foundation will kick-start "Sangamon County History through the Arts II" with a reception, movie screening, and discussion on the lower level of the Old State Capitol on Friday, September 2012. 

The reception will feature sumptuous hors d'oeuvres and desserts, followed by a special screening of Alison Davis Wood's Emmy-nominated historical documentary, Lincoln: Prelude to the Presidency.  Wood will introduce the film.  Afterwards, she will be joined by James Cornelius, curator of the Lincoln Collection in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, and Lincoln historian and author Guy Fraker to discus "Doing it Right: The Art of Making Historical Documentaries." 

Tickets are $30 per person.  Reservations must be received by Saturday, September 1. 

Tickets can be purchased through the website or by mailing your check and the form in this month's Historico to our new post office address: Sangamon County Historical Society, Box 9744, Springfield, IL 62791-9744. 

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