Money Problems Force Cut Back In Historic Sites Hours

Money Problems Force Cut Back In Historic Sites Hours

Photo: Newsradio WTAX

Several historic sites, including some Springfield, are cutting back on operating  hours after Labor Day because of state finances.

Dana-Thomas House, the Old State Capitol, New Salem, Lincoln’s Tomb and, the Vachel Lindsey House are all eliminating one day a week from their operating schedule.

The Lincoln-Herndon Office is also closed because of renovations.

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