Lincoln-Douglas debate exhibit visiting Champaign library

A traveling exhibit commemorating the Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas debates is coming Monday to the Champaign Public Library.

The Lincoln Trail Libraries System is commemorating the 150th anniversary with the exhibit. It is currently at the Bement Library through today. It will be at the Champaign library from Monday through Aug. 31; the Danville Public Library from Nov. 1-31; the Paxton Public Library from Dec. 1-31; and the Watseka Public Library from Feb. 1-28.

The free exhibit is one of eight identical exhibits touring the state to raise awareness of the debates. The exhibit is sponsored by the Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition on behalf of the Lincoln-Douglas Debate Communities.

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