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Christmas Open House

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December 7, 2013 - December 7, 2013

603 S. Fifth St
Springfield, IL 62703
217-524-0901

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The home of famed poet Vachel Lindsay is hosting a Christmas open house featuring holiday performances of Lindsay's Christmas poetry, music, Christmas cookies, warm spiced tea, candy canes and more on Saturday, Dec. 7. The event at the Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site, 603 S. Fifth Street in Springfield, runs from 1 to 4 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

The home will be decorated for the holidays in the simple style of the Lindsay family, circa 1917. Visitors receive souvenir copies of Lindsay's Christmas poetry and seasonal gifts.

The home was built about 1850. Poet, author and artist Nicholas Vachel Lindsay was born there in 1879 and died there in 1931. The home, operated by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for free public tours.

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