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July 16, 17 & 18 2021

Springfield, Illinois

Mary Lincoln’s Coterie Annual Symposium & Memorial Service

Official Hotel

Ramada North Springfield

3281 Northfield Dr, Springfield, IL 62702

(217) 523-4000


Mention Mary Lincoln’s Coterie when making reservations

Friday July 16 2021 at  7pm

Strawberry Social

Location: Ramada North (Lower Level meeting room)

There is no fee for this event, however, donations to defray the cost of refreshments are gratefully accepted

Hosted by Donna Daniels, Valerie Gugala & Donna McCreary



Saturday July 17 2021 at 10 am

Wreath Laying Ceremony

at the Lincoln Tomb, Oak Ridge Cemetery

Speakers: Rosemarie Harmon & Darin Jolifee-Haas

Wreaths to be presented by:

Mary Lincoln’s Coterie

Association of Lincoln Presenters

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865, Mary Todd Lincoln Tent #48



Saturday July 17 2021 at 1130am

12th Annual Mary Lincoln’s Coterie Luncheon

**Please note new location for luncheon**

After lunch, there will be a presentation of an original play by Rosemarie Harmon

“The Visitation of Mary Lincoln”


Location: Arlington’s, 210 Broadway, Springfield (Downtown Springfield, IL)

Cost: $30.00 per person, includes hot buffet lunch & play

(reservations required-must be received by July 6, 2021)

Click here for the reservation form



Saturday July 17 2021 at 7pm

Campfire at Brian and Valerie’s trailer.

Please speak to Valerie or Brian at one of the events earlier in the day for location of campground and directions. S’mores will be made. BYOB (bring your own beverage)



Sunday July 18 2021 at 11am

Informal, on your own lunch at Abe’s Hideout, 2301 S Dirksen Parkway, Springfield


Sunday July 18 2021 at 130pm

Meet at Lincoln Tomb parking lot and caravan around cemetery to other notable graves, including MTL’s family & other Springfield notables from the time.





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