Monthly archives: February 2016

2016 Lincoln Tomb Ceremony: Updated form and latest info!

All are invited to participate in the 601h Annual Lincoln Tomb Ceremony, sponsored by the SUVCW and MOLLUS, commemorating the 15151 Anniversary of President Lincoln’s death. It will be held at the Lincoln Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, IL at 10 AM on Saturday, April 16, 2016.

Headquarters Hotel: President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, 701 E. Adams St., Springfield.IL 62701. The room rate is $96.99 for single/quad. A10% dining discount at Lindsay’s Restaurant is included. Call 1-866-788-1860 for reservations and mention “Sons of Union Veterans”. Reserve your room by March 25, 2016. After this, the remaining blocked rooms will be released.

Wreaths may be ordered from local Springfield florists. Instruct the florist to have the wreath delivered c/o the Lincoln Tomb, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, by 9 AM on Saturday, April 161h.

Luncheon will be held at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel at 12:30PM. The luncheon program will feature a documentary film by the Lincoln Monument Assoc. on the history of Lincoln’s Tomb. Luncheon cost is $29 per person. For event info, go to the SUVCW web site (suvcw.org) or contact Robert Petrovic at: rpetro7776@aol.com or 636-274- 4567.

Click here for the form for the wreath ceremony, luncheon reservation and military parade.