Race Riot walking tour

Forty-three years after Abraham Lincoln’s assassination and just six months before his 100th birthday, many of his hometown African American friends and their descendants’ lives were turned upside down by racial hate and economic jealousy during the Springfield 1908 Race Riot. This hour-long walking tour will discuss a portion of the devastating 1908 Race Riot. Meet on the Adams side of the Old State Capitol grounds.

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