Historical organizations around the state have been commemorating the death of one of the state's and country's most prominent figures, Abraham Lincoln, but this coming weekend, leaders of the DeWitt County Museum will have a presentation about the passing of one of DeWitt County's most prominent son's.
The DeWitt County Museum will be celebrating C.H. Moore's life and passing close to the anniversary of his death. Larry Buss, with the DeWitt County Museum, says the event will feature cover Victorian Era funeral customs, artifacts from the time of Moore's passing and much more.
The event titled, "Mourning Moore", will feature tours of important rooms in the Museum that involve Moore's death as the house will be decorated for a Victorian funeral. Buss explains Moore's mausoleum will also be open to the public for the first time in many years.
The "Mourning Moore" tour will take place at 10 am and 2 pm on Saturday, April 25th. Tickets at $7.50 and space is limited. For further details, contact Joey Woolridge at the CH Moore Homestead at 935-6066 or visit www.chmoorehomestead.org.