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Iles students reenact 19th century history on Thursday

April 11, 2016

The fifth graders at Iles School will be reenacting historical events from the 19th century at the Old State Capitol on Thursday, April 14.

The students have been learning about how changes in the past impact today and will perform eight historical skits. This year’s presentations focus on the Civil War Medicine; Lincoln’s law career; Downtown Springfield; inventions and innovations; Springfield families; Lincoln, slavery and politics; education; and the Underground Railroad.