Springfield Gears Up For President Lincoln's Birthday
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) —
The city of Springfield is getting ready to celebrate President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday which is February 12.
Special events will be held from now through the month of February.
The Illinois Office of Tourism is marking the occasion in a big way by encouraging people to visit the many sites of Lincoln in our area.
Millions of people from around the world visit Illinois to learn more about our nation's 16th president.
Last year, more than five million people visited the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.