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History of Transportation in Springfield

October 16, 2018

326 S. Seventh St.
Springfield, IL 62701
217-753-4900

TIME: 5:30pm

PRICE: Free

PHONE: 217-525-1961

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ILBI Route 66: History of Transportation in Springfield
Oct 16, 5:30pm Tue. Speakers TBA. Part of the Yesterday, Tomorrow and Today: Illinois Realtors Town Hall Speaker Series. Lincoln Library, 326 S. Seventh St., 753-4900.

OCTOBER: Route 66 - History of Transportation in Springfield from Horse and Buggy to High Speed Rail
Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: City of Springfield Lincoln Library, Carnegie Room North, 326 South Seventh Street
Speakers: TBA

Project Leaders: Ruth Slottag and Vicky Whitaker, schsoffice@gmail.com
Sponsor(s): Sangamon County Historical Society
rslottag@aol.com

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History of transportation in Sangamon County will be discussed as part of the Springfield's Bicentennial Town Hall Series at 5:30 p.m. at the City of Springfield's Lincoln Library, Carnegie Room North, 326 South Seventh Street.  The free presentation is sponsored by the Sangamon County Historical Society and is open to the public.

"Route 66: History of Transportation in Springfield from Horse and Buggy to High Speed Rail," will be presented by Ernie Slottag. The discussion will examine the various modes of transportation through the years and their effects on the community and its citizens.

Slottag is a former communications director for the City of Springfield and is active in a number of community organizations. He has had a life-long interest in transportation.

For more information about the event, contact the Sangamon County Historical Society at www.sangamonhistory.org or 217-525-1961.

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