and Annual Events
Be sure to also visit
our Special Events page.
2017 will be a special year of commemorations for the C.H. Moore
Homestead DeWitt County Museum... Bicentennial of C.H. Moore's
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
- 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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