Historic St. Nick visits Springfield


Springfield IL – An event for the whole family will be held Friday and all weekend.


A civil war-era Santa will be visiting the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Lee Shafer will portray the historic St. Nick, made famous by a 19th century cartoonist during the Civil War.


Shafer will talk with visitors about how that cartoonist influenced the modern appearance of Santa. The event is Friday and Saturday from 11am until 3pm, at the Presidential Museum in Springfield.


For more information please visit www.presidentlincoln.org.

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