ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S FAVORITE QUOTE
The Logan County
Genealogical & Historical Society is sponsoring
an essay contest for all Logan County
students in grades 5-8.
The subject of the essay contest is:
“My favorite Quote by Abraham Lincoln.
Why it is my favorite quote and how it
relates to today?”
The essay shall be no more
than 500 words in length (not counting a,
an, and, the). It may be
either typed, or handwritten in ink on
regular theme paper. No
decorations, pictures or other graphics are to
be used. A separate title
page must include essay title, student’s
name and home address, grade in school, and name
The essays must reach
Roseann Coers, 48 1800th St, New
Holland IL 62671, by March 23, 2015.
If the essay is given as a class
assignment, all of the essays may be sent to her
in the same envelope.
Announcement of the winner
for each of the four grades will be made on
Sunday, April 12, 2015, at the Lincoln Heritage
Museum in Lincoln, at approximately 3:30 P.M.
following the event, “A Nation Mourns, April 15,
1865.” The Logan County
Genealogical & Historical Society is hosting
this event in observance of the 150th
anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s
assassination, death and funeral.
If you have any questions,
contact Roseann Coers at 217-737-2534.