Springfield, Illinois: “Lincoln and the Jews” Exhibit

Sunday, August 23
Guide: Randall Saxon President of the Illinois State Historical Society

An excursion to the magnificent Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum to view “Lincoln and the Jews”— the traveling portion of the exhibit mounted last spring at the New-York Historical Society. Springfield is the exhibit’s only other venue. The artifacts and documents focus on significant, and previously unknown, relationships and transactions between Abraham Lincoln and his Jewish friends and associates. There will be time to explore some of the other galleries of the museum. Bring a sack lunch. There will be a dinner stop (cost not included). Luxury motor coach with restroom.

7:45 am — 9:00 pm Bernard Horwich JCC, 3003 West Touhy Avenue
8:15 am — 8:30 pm Marriott Hotel, 540 North Michigan Avenue (Rush Street Entrance)
$75 CJHS Member / $85 Non-member

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