Lincoln’s New Salem After Dark


PETERSBURG IL – Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site will officer a Candlelight Walk. The walk will take place in many of the log buildings along Main Street. On October 5th and 6th from 7PM to 9PM you can enjoy the event for free.


Gingerbread and Cider will be offered in the Rutledge Tavern, along with live music in the village. Many of the shops will also be open for the event including The Museum Store, Bookstore, and Souvenir Shop.


The event is sponsored by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency and the New Salem Lincoln League. This is the only event that offers people to see the village at night.

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