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Lincoln-Douglas "Reunion Tour"

By Margaret Lyons in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 18, 2008 6:33PM

2008_8_18.lincolndouglasm.jpgOMG, history boner. The Illinois Bureau of Tourism is staging a reenactment tour of the Lincoln-Douglas debates to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the events. Chicago-area festivities are still TBD, sadly, but the tour recreates the duo's stops in Ottowa, Freeport, Jonesboro, Charleston, Galesburg, and Quincy.

Do you look like Honest Abe? (Slap a beard and a top-hat on just about any relatively tall person and the answer is yes.) Perhaps you would like to join The Association of Lincoln Presenters so you too can bring history to life! [AP]