Lincoln Tomb http://wuis.org en Effort To Mark Historic Trees At Oak Ridge Cemetery http://wuis.org/post/effort-mark-historic-trees-oak-ridge-cemetery <p>You can take a "Spirited Stroll Into The Past" this Saturday afternoon at Oak Ridge Cemetery.&nbsp; <a href="http://lincolntomb.org/">The Lincoln Monument Association</a> has an event that is designed to raise funds to mark historic trees at the site.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p>From 1-4 p.m.,&nbsp; you can tour and hear about some of those trees, visit the newly renovated Lincoln's Tomb and hear the Springfield Municipal Band perform.&nbsp; Ice cream and cake will be sold.<br />&nbsp;</p> Fri, 23 May 2014 01:45:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 25607 at http://wuis.org Effort To Mark Historic Trees At Oak Ridge Cemetery Lincoln Tomb Set To Re-Open http://wuis.org/post/lincoln-tomb-set-re-open <p>Oak Ridge Cemetery is the 2nd most visited cemetery in the U.S.&nbsp; The main reason is Abraham Lincoln.&nbsp;&nbsp; The 16th President, his wife Mary and three of their four sons are interred there.</p><p>Since last fall, visitors could go see the tomb and stand outside.&nbsp; But the interior was closed off for maintenance work.&nbsp; It re-opens on Tuesday April 1.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:47:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 21794 at http://wuis.org Lincoln Tomb Set To Re-Open Lincoln Tomb To Close For Repairs http://wuis.org/post/lincoln-tomb-close-repairs <p>Abraham Lincoln's final resting place will be off limits to visitors for a few months as repairs are made.&nbsp;<br />The Lincoln Tomb at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield houses the former President, his wife and three of their four children.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The state is investing more than 600 thousand dollars to restore interior finishes that have deteriorated over the years.&nbsp; That includes plaster molding, paint, wall panels and plaques. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 03:39:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 12578 at http://wuis.org Lincoln Tomb To Close For Repairs The Lincoln Tomb, the Lincoln Home, Iles House, Edwards Place and the Illinois State Military Museum http://wuis.org/post/lincoln-tomb-lincoln-home-iles-house-edwards-place-and-illinois-state-military-museum <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today is sponsored by the Lincoln Tomb, the Lincoln Home, Iles House, Edwards Place and the Illinois State Military Museum-- the&nbsp; sites on the candlelight tour, &ldquo;The Fiery Trial: Civil War Stories by Candlelight,&rdquo;&nbsp; The theme is the Emancipation Proclamation. Tomorrow from 5 to 9.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 05:00:01 +0000 9304 at http://wuis.org The Lincoln Tomb, the Lincoln Home, Iles House, Edwards Place and the Illinois State Military Museum