Our first stop in Springfield was the Illinois State Fair. A visit to another planet.
We drove to Springfield, Illinois to visit the Lincoln sites and friends. Our first stop was the State Fair
We took time out to watch the Society Horse Show
They still think spam is a good thing down there -- or they have a great spam filter
Sunday was a serious touring day. We first visited the Lincoln Museum.
Next stop - New Salem
This man was associated with the New Salem site since the 1930s. He was laid off as guide a week before as a result of the budget squabbling between the politicians in Springfield. He came in to work as a volunteer.
The Abrams Family