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Lincoln Visits Marsh to Promote the Illinois Proud Penny Drive

April 29, 2018

Illinois Proud Positive Penny Drive – Students brought in coins for the bicentennial campaign - Sangamon county students are collecting pennies and donations in their schools to bring an important piece of history back to Illinois.  Proceeds from the penny drive will be used to purchase the historic document that certified that Abraham Lincoln obtained this approval because of this “good moral character.”  Let’s Celebrate this legacy and make character count (in pennies!)