Local bank donates to C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum to kickoff annual festival weekend
With the excitement of this weekend's famous Apple ‘n Pork Festival, First National Bank and Trust Company is excited to announce a $2,000 donation to the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum.
The C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a fully restored building and grounds depicting the elegant Victorian era and rich in history with connections between C.H. Moore and Abraham Lincoln.
The C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum is home to the famous Apple ‘n Pork Festival that takes place the last full weekend in September each year, where over 100,000 attended annually. Visitors enjoy over 25 food stands offering numerous old-fashioned food items, 19th century craft demonstrations, tours of the historic C.H. Moore Mansion, an antique tractor show, live music, meal grinding, rope-making, woodcarving and blacksmith demonstrations, living history interpreters, farm museum displays, pony rides and a large flea market with over 250 dealers.
“We are excited for this year’s 54th annual Apple n' Pork Festival, and the weather looks great,” said Joey Long, Director of DeWitt County Museum. “We are so grateful for this donation to the museum and the ways it will be used to continue area economic development and tourism.”
To find out more about the museum or this weekend’s festival visit https://chmoorehomestead.org/.
About First National Bank & Trust Company: First National Bank & Trust Company is a community bank located in Clinton, Illinois as well as Arcadia, Whitehall and Independence, Wisconsin. Dedicated to community prosperity, the First National Bank and Trust Company was chartered in 1872 under the name DeWitt County National Bank and became part of the TS Banking Group in 2017. With $400 million in assets, First National Bank and Trust Company is dedicated to community reinvestment and gives 10% of its net income back to the community. For more information, visit firstnbtc.com.