History Comes Alive-Flag Lowering Ceremony at Lincoln's Tomb | Springfield, Illinois | Visit Springfield
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June 4, 2024 - July 30, 2024
Pre-ceremony 6pm; Flag lowering 7pm (Tuesdays)

Lincoln Tomb
1500 Monument Ave Springfield, IL 62703
217-782-2717

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You won't want to miss witnessing this very special event! The 114th RegimentIllinois Volunteer Infantry performs Civil War drills, firing of muskets, and a
reverent flag lowering ceremony in front of the Lincoln Tomb. Each week the flag is presented to one person in attendance.

The pre-ceremony kicks off at 6pm every Tuesday with a concert from the Civil War Era band. At 6:30pm President Grant's "Tomb Dedication Speech" will be read.  The flag lowering takes place at 7pm

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