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Edgar Lee Masters Memorial Museum


category : Museums
In memory of American poet, Edgar Lee Masters, author of, "The Spoon River Anthology". Memorabilia of his life and works are displayed in the house where he lived as a young boy.


Admission: Free
Hours: T-S: 10am-noon & 1pm-3pm
Address: Eighth & Jackson Streets
Phone: 217-632-7363

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