Oakland, Illinois & Map
Characters to Meet
Historic Sites to Visit
The Story of the Matson-Bryant Trial
Link-on To Lincoln
Brushy Fork Community
Other Accounts of Trial
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Enjoy an 1847 meal.
Dinner is presented family style
on china plates
served by volunteers in period costume at tables that seat 6-10 people in the Oakland United Methodist Church Hall.
Vegetarian baked beans
Potatoes au gratin
Tomato and cucumber salad in vinaigrette
Apple or peach crisp
Coffee, tea, water or lemonade
Catered by Oakland United Methodist Women's Club.
"It was nicely set up for the meal & enjoyed conversation w/others across the table who I've never met before."
Oh My! Tomatoes, cucumbers! could have eaten the whole bowl."
"Delicious meal, vegetables so fresh!"
"Good choices & nice to have choice of meat & dessert."
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