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C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum Annual Quilted Keepsakes Quilt Show

    The DeWitt County Museum Association is pleased to announce that the annual “Quilted Keepsakes” quilt show will take place throughout the month of June (June 1st - June 30th) at the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum, 219 E. Woodlawn, Clinton, Illinois. Featured quilts exhibited throughout the Victorian mansion will include antique examples from the museum’s collection as well as vintage and contemporary loaned pieces from private collections. The quilts can be viewed during regular museum and gift shop hours, Tuesday through Saturday, 10am-5pm and 1pm-5pm on Sundays. Admission, which includes the house tour, quilt show, carriage barn, farm museum, covered bridge, gardens and grounds, is $5 for adults, $2 for ages 12-18 and ages 11 and under free. DeWitt County Museum Association members are also admitted at no charge. To arrange a large group tour, please contact the museum in advance at 217-935-6066 or chmoore.homestead@gmail.com.

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DeWitt County Museum Tractor & Gas Engine Show & Ice Cream Social

    DeWitt County’s agricultural roots will be highlighted this summer during the DeWitt County Museum Tractor Show. The public is invited to this event which will take place on Saturday, June 16th from 9am to 3pm on the museum grounds, 219 E. Woodlawn, Clinton. Owners of antique tractors and gas engines of all makes and conditions are welcome to participate. There will be no registration or entry fee for those displaying their equipment; nor will there be an admission fee for spectators. Donations to the museum, however, will be gratefully appreciated.

    In addition, old-fashioned ice cream will be served 11am-2pm, the Clinton chapter of the Future Farmers of America Alumni will be serving food on site, the DeWitt County Farm Bureau will conduct a kiddie tractor pull, and the farm museum exhibits will also be open for all to enjoy admission-free.

    The C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum is located at 219 E. Woodlawn, Clinton, Illinois. For more information, please contact event organizer, Chet Walters, at 217-621-8478 or contact the museum at chmoore.homestead@gmail.org.


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