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Alton, IL & St. Louis Area

Attractions, Activities, Events & Happenings

Lincoln Funeral Commemoration Events

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death, and this weekend Alton is celebrating his ties to the city in a big way!


Breakfast with Mr. Lincoln

My Just Desserts
31 E. Broadway
8 am – 10 am

Lincoln Funeral Commemoration

Lincoln-Douglas Square
Corner of Landmarks Blvd. and E. Broadway
10 am & 1 pm

Lincoln Civil War Trail Shuttles

Alton Visitors Center
200 Piasa Street
12 pm, 1 pm, and 3 pm

Vintage Voices (with Special Guests Mary Todd Lincoln and Robert Todd Lincoln)

Alton City Cemetery
E. 5th Street and Vine Street
1 pm – 3 pm
$12/adults; $6/students

Toast to Lincoln

State Street Market
208 State Street



Vintage Voices (Special Performance)

Alton Little Theater
2450 Henry Street
2 pm


Also this weekend is Downtown Alton’s Fall Festival & Chili Cook-Off! Visit our Events Calendar to see everything going on!


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