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City to host reception in honor of John R. Eden


Mayor Bob Dowell and The Athens City Council would like to invite you  to a cake and punch reception to honor John R. Eden. The reception will be held on December 15, 2018 from 10:00am - 12:00pm at The Abe Lincoln Long Nine Museum. The city will be presenting John's family members with a plaque in his honor. Speakers for the event will be Mayor Bob Dowell, Menard County Board Member Bob Lott, and IL State Representative Tim Butler. Tours of the Long Nine will also be available during these hours.