Shelbyville Daily Union

June 14, 2013

Local Author to Give Presentation at Visitor Center


Shelbyville Daily Union

---- — Lake Shelbyville - On June 29, at 1:00 p.m., local author Dan Guillory, author of nine books, will offer a program entitled “Historic Homes and their Untold Stories,” based on his latest book, HousePoems. The book contains notes, poems, and photographs of homes throughout Central Illinois, as well as the White House in Washington. Some of the photographs will be on display. Houses from Findlay, Shelbyville, and Sullivan will be featured in the talk, as well as the Culver House in Decatur, the Allerton House and Park near Monticello, and the Lincoln Home in Springfield.

The presentation will take place in the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center Auditorium. Questions will be welcome, and a book-signing will follow the presentation. Dan is the author of The Lincoln Poems, which was honored in the Lincoln Bicentennial celebration in 2009. He is Professor Emeritus of English at Millikin University. He and his wife Leslie reside in Findlay.

For additional information regarding this program, call the Lake Shelbyville Interpretive Services and Outreach Department at (217) 774-3951 ext. 2.