Lincoln here on Sept. 6r

As he did as a young lawyer, traveling from circuit to circuit, Abraham Lincoln will be traversing through Central Illinois.
And the Vandalia Statehouse will be one of Lincoln’s stops.
The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency announced late last week that a Lincoln historic interpreter will visit state historic sites in Lerna, Bement and Vandalia next Saturday.
The Statehouse is the final stop in his journey, with Lincoln scheduled to be at the state’s oldest existing capitol from 7-9 p.m.
Here, Lincoln will “recount his early years in the Illinois Legislature,” telling how he took his first public stance against slavery in the Statehouse in 1837, the IHPA said.
Taking that stance, agency representatives said, was “a move which started the young politician on a path which would lead to slavery’s ultimate demise."
Lincoln’s other stops include the Bryant Cottage State Historic Site in Bement, from 9-11 a.m., and at and the Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site near Lerna from 2-4 p.m.

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