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Comprehensive 2016 National Encampment Information – UPDATED WITH TOUR REGISTRATION FORMS 3/23/16

2016 NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT OF THE ALLIED ORDERS OF THE GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC

AUGUST 11TH THROUGH 14TH, 2016.

President Abraham Lincoln Hilton Hotel Hilton Hotels National Reservation number is 866-788-1860

Our National Encampment will take place at President Abraham Lincoln Springfield, a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, in the heart of historic downtown, within walking distance of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library, Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Herndon Law office, the Old State Capitol, and more.

Below you will find links to important documentation regarding this year’s Encampment.  As always, if you have questions, please contact Br. Jim Crane at hoteljc1776@gmail.com

General Information on the Encampment and Springfield, Illinois (from the forthcoming issue of The Banner).

2016 National Encampment Registration Form

National Encampment program advertisement form

Vendor Table reservation form

Allied Orders Banquet reservation form

SVR Breakfast reservation form

Springfield Tour 1

Springfield Tour 2

Information on reserving your place on the planned tours will be forthcoming and will be added to THIS POST.  Thank you for checking in, and we are looking forward to seeing you at the National Encampment in Springfield.

IMPORTANT DRIVING DIRECTIONS UPDATE:

Driving Directions to the Abraham Lincoln Hilton Hotel

701 E. Adams St., Springfield, IL 62701

From Chicago:

Take I-55 S. to Exit 98B (Clear Lake Avenue). Continue on to E. Jefferson St. Turn left at 9th Street. Take 9th

Street to E. Adams Street and turn right. The hotel is located on the corners of Adams and 7th Streets.

From St. Louis:

Take I-55 N. to Springfield. Take Exit 92A-B (I-55 Blvd). Tale left ramp for I-55Blvd. North toward

Jacksonville. Keep straight onto 6th St. Turn right onto Monroe St. Turn left onto 8th St. Turn left on to E.

Adams Street. The hotel is located on the corners of Adams and 7th Streets.

From Indianapolis:

Take I-74 W. Take Exit 179A for i-57 South toward Willard Airport/Decatur/Memphis. At Exit 235B, take ramp

right for I-72 West toward Decatur/Memphis. Continue on to Clear Lake Avenue. Continue on to E. Jefferson

St. Turn left on to I-55 Blvd. Turn right on to E. Adams St. The hotel is located on the corners of Adams and 7th

Streets.

From Quad Cities:

Take I-74 E. to Exit 101. Take ramp right to I-155 toward Lincoln. At Exit 98B, take ramp right and follow

signs for Clear Lake Avenue. Continue on to E. Jefferson St. Turn left at 9th Street. Take 9th Street to E. Adams

Street and turn right. The hotel is located on the corners of Adams and 7th Streets.

From the West:

Take I-72 East toward Springfield/Quincy. At Exit 98B, take ramp right for I-55 Blvd. toward Springfield.

Continue on 6th St. Turn right on to E. Monroe St. Turn left on to S. 8th St. Turn left on to E. Adams St. The

hotel is located on the corners of Adams and 7th Streets.