How to Choose a Perfect Gift for Memorial Day

Memorial Day is around the corner! It is the day celebrated in honor of all those who kept the faith and fought for it till the last breath. Let us remember and thank them all. If you are looking for a perfect gift for loved ones, Omaha Beach Collection will help you make an easy and quick choice. Please browse Sangamon Watches’ special online sale event through June 2 at http://www.SangamonWatches.com. FREE UPS shipping within the USA. Please apply our special discount code: memorial35 at the final checkout.

Sangamon Watches Springfield Shop is Becoming a Popular Destination for Rt 66 Bloggers and Travelers

Sangamon Watches store at 206 South 6th Street in downtown Springfield is becoming a popular destination for many Route 66 social media personalities and travelers since its opening in mid October 2021. Sangamon Watches, owned and operated by local entrepreneurs Tyler McKay and Brian Su, is the only watch brand and shop located right on old Illinois Route 66 which now attracts visitors from all over the world. In recent weeks, the shop has been visited by many visitors and social media bloggers from Ireland, UK, Canada and other parts of the country. Sangamon Watches was launched in the Summer of 2019 with the simple goal of designing and producing stunning watches for men and women around meaningful American stories.

Please watch a recent YouTube video posted by Kelly and Brent from Canada, they came by for a great conversation on Springfield and Abe Lincoln history, and they bought a watch!

One of the most popular items is Route 66 passport, a booklet with informative and helpful information that are needed by tourists who are traveling along the route. People who purchased the passports can get a free stamp at Visitor Center right across the street. Mother Road Collection watches are also getting quite few orders. FREE gifts available for international Rt 66 tourists.

Address: 206 S 6th Street, Springfield IL
Website: http://www.SangamonWatches.com
Hours: 10 am – 3 pm (Tuesday-Friday)

Sangamon Watches Support APL’s Donuts and Dogs 5K Fun Run on June 4, 2022

Register for APL (Animal Protective League in Springfield) annual Donuts and Dogs 5K Fun Run on June 4 to benefit the lifesaving work and the animals of the Animal Protective League! Join us June 4th at Southwind Park. Registration is $30 for adults and $15 for children under 12.  Registration includes a special race t-shirt! Sangamon Watch Company is one of the event sponsors.

You can race as an individual, a family or create a team and fundraise together! Bring your sociable, well-behaved dog (must be up-to-date on all vaccinations, have proof of a current rabies vaccine and be at least four months of age). This year’s race includes a timed run and a fun run/walk.

Don’t want to race but still want to be involved? You can become a Fundraiser and help to raise money to support our animals without breaking a sweat!  If you want to participate in the run but don’t leave here in town you can participate virtually!  We have special prizes for the fastest virtual time and the farthest run from the shelter. For more information, please log on: http://www.apl-shelter.org/donuts-and-dogs

Sangamon Watch Company Starts Support Ukraine Program!

Over 2 million refugees have been forced to flee and displaced children and families are without vital supplies and shelters. We want to express our love and support to the people of Ukraine and are taking various actions to try and help.  We would like to call on you, our customers and friends, to join us in this humanitarian aid effort.

Support Ukraine Support Sale from 3/7/22-4/4/22. The Clara Barton Collection watches are also marked down 10% during length of sale.  We will donate $50 from every Barton watch sale to support Ukraine humanitarian aid funds through the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC).  The contribution will help ICRC provide food, medical care and emergency support services to refugee families in Ukraine and surrounding countries. Click for details now!

The Clara Harlowe Barton Collection is a tribute to one of America’s greatest humanitarians through Barton’s devotion of helping others from being a nurse in the Civil War to the creation of the American Red Cross. The engraved backside of the watch showcases an impactful collage of words to describe Barton such as Brave, Courageous and Hero. 

The Clara Harlowe Barton Collection is part of the Spirit Series, which represents an awakening of your soul. The Spirit Series creates an intense feeling of pride and is an icon for Americana.

Sangamon Watches Presale Event: Grand Expedition Collection

This is a Pre-Sale Item. Please reserve your Grand Expedition Collection watch now. We will ship as soon as it is available. Expected Shipping: Early May 2022

Specifications:
Case Size: 42mm 
Case Material: Brushed 316L Stainless Steel 
Case Thickness: 12mm
Dial Color: Black or White
Glass: Domed Sapphire Crystal with 5 layers Anti-Reflective Coating 
Bezel: 120-Click Uni-Directional Black Ceramic Bezel
Lume: Swiss BGW9 Super-LumiNova (White in Daylight, Neon Blue at Night)
Band: Brushed/Polished Stainless Steel with additional Quick Release Silicone Band (Black and White Two-Tone)
Band Width: 22mm
Movement: Japanese Seiko NH35A (Automatic)
Crown: Screw-Down with Engraved Logo
Vibrations per Hour: 21,600 bph
Jewels: 24
Power Reserve: 41 Hours
Water Resistance: 20 ATM (200 Meters)
Case Lug-to-Lug: 49.0 mm
Case Back: Lewis and Clark Expedition Deeply Engraved Picture
Packaging: Premium Navy Cardboard Box with Story Card
1-Year International Warranty Metal Card included

Grand Expedition is inspired by the historic adventure of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The engraved backside of the watch showcases the voyage of discovery by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in the new frontier. Every Sangamon timepiece comes with a historic story card to further connect with the inspirational story depicted by the watch. This is a limited edition model of only 150 watches.

Grand Expedition is part of the New Beginnings Series. The New Beginnings Series represents the launch of new endeavors that alters our path down life’s journeys. New Beginnings generates excitement in our spirits and propels us to be our best selves.

Pre-order yours at http://www.SangamonWatches.com

Sangamon Watches Celebrating Black History Month

Sangamon Watches is celebrating Black History Month! 761st Tank Battalion Collection honors African American soldiers in World War II.

The 761st Tank Battalion Collection is inspired by the first African-American tanker unit in American history. The engraved backside of the watch depicts the historic Sherman tank used by the 761st Tank Battalion in WWII as they advanced across Europe. This is a limited edition model of only 100 watches.