SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Let the celebration begin! A series of events are scheduled across central Illinois to mark what would have been Abraham Lincoln's 204th birthday. Festivities will kick off tomorrow at historic sites in Springfield, Bloomington, Vandalia and Lerna. The music and food will last through the 16th president's birthday on February 12th.
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