Princeville Heritage Museum welcomes new Lincoln exhibit

By WEEK Reporter

April 5, 2014 Updated Apr 5, 2014 at 10:46 PM CDT

PRINCEVILLE, Ill. -- Princeville residents can now explore what it was like during the time of the Civil War.

The Princeville Heritage Museum opened its doors for one of it's largest exhibits--"Lincoln: The Constitution & the Civil War." It's a national traveling exhibit. Guests can learn an in depth history of the nation's 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, and his contributions during the Civil War.

"Princeville is a small town so this is pretty big. I'm proud that they were able to bring it here to my hometown," said Princeville native Jodi Brito.

The exhibit will stay in Princeville April 7-May 9.