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2017 will be a special year of commemorations for the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum... Bicentennial of C.H. Moore's Birth 
Sesquicentennial of the Completion of the Mansion 
Golden Anniversary for the DeWitt County Museum Association

 

49th Annual Apple ’n Pork Festival

The 49th annual Apple ‘n Pork Festival will take place September 23 & 24, 9am- 5pm both days, at the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum in Clinton, Illinois. The festival, which began with a pot of soup and a stack of sandwiches, has grown to be one of downstate Illinois’ most popular festivals. Today, the festival offers more than 25 booths featuring numerous types of old-fashioned, harvest-time apple and pork foods; tours of the home of Abraham Lincoln’s law partner and personal friend, C.H. Moore; a juried art show; large flea market; demonstrating craftsmen offering their items for sale; an antique tractor and farm equipment exhibit; meal grinding, rope making, chair caning and blacksmithing demonstrations; live musical entertainment; pony rides; tomahawk throwing; Pigs on Parade contest and much more. Admission to the festival and flea market grounds is free.

Visit Our Gift Shop

DeWitt County Museum Gift Shop accepts Mastercard , Visa and of course cash is still good here. Many new items  will make that special gift.
  • Possible Dream Santas, Angels and Colonial Candles. 
  • Museum mementos such as sweatshirts, t-shirts, tote bags and note cards.
  • Soaps, Victorian items, novelty nightlights.
  • Books by local authors, Clinton area postcards, Tea Sets, Illinois ornaments
  • Museum and Gift shop hours 10-5 Tuesday- Saturday 1-5 Sunday

219 E Woodlawn, Clinton, Illinois 61727  217-935-6066

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