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FEATURE PHOTO: The ‘Broom Dance’ at the Civil War Ball

Dancers at the Lincoln Log Cabin Civil War Ball mix and mingle during the Broom Dance on June 15.

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 16, 2019

Dancers at the Lincoln Log Cabin Civil War Ball mix and mingle during the Broom Dance on June 15. The Broom Dance requires participants to find a new partner whenever the band stops playing. The dance is arranged so that there is one less woman than men on the dance floor. The man who is left without...

Lincoln Log Cabin’s Civil War Ball set for Saturday

Staff Report

June 13, 2019

The historic Lincoln Log Cabin is hosting a Civil War Ball on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The ball is free and open to the public; period dress is encouraged, but not required. Modern or other era semi-formal attire is also welcome. A dance caller will teach era-appropriate dances to attendees...

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