Vice President Mike Pence heading back to Tri-State Aero

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Vice President Mike Pence making a stop in the Tri-State on Aug. 17, 2020.

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — Vice President Mike Pence is headed back to Tri-State Aero after visiting the area today. Air Force 2 landed at Tri-State Aero around 10:15 a.m. Shortly after, his motorcade was seen driving past Rocabar on HWY-41. The vice president waved to supporters as his motorcade drove by.

Sources tells us the vice president will be visiting the Lincoln Boyhood Memorial. A media release from the Department of the Interior says the location will be closed to the public Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The release says the closure is to provide security during a filming event.

The closed area includes: N. Mitchell Street, the north end of CR 300 E, the Trail of 12 Stones, the Lincoln Homestead Cabin (Living Historical Farm), and the north parking lot adjacent to the railroad tracks. Areas remaining open include: Flagpole Terrace, the Pioneer Cemetery, the south end of the Lincoln Boyhood Trail, and the South end of the Trail of 12 Stones.

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(This story was originally published on Aug. 17 2020)

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