Sunday, February 25, 2018


«February 2018»
  • An Evening with Abraham Lincoln
    2/8/2018 7:00 PM

    An Evening with Abraham Lincoln

    The Monee Historical Society is pleased to welcome Mark Zumhagen, a part of the Monee community since 2005, to the stage to present readings of some of Abraham Lincoln’s most famous speeches and witty remarks. Mark is a family physician in Orland Park, whose interest in Abraham Lincoln began ten years ago when he gave the Gettysburg Address at his children’s school. Mark bears an uncanny resemblance to Illinois’ favorite son and has portrayed Lincoln for many audiences.
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  • Bicentennial Bash: Happy 200th Birthday, Illinois!
    2/11/2018 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Bicentennial Bash: Happy 200th Birthday, Illinois!

    Join us on February 11 at 1:00 P.M. for our 2018 Annual Meeting when we will celebrate Illinois’ 200th Birthday! A birthday this big cannot go uncelebrated! HFK Presents, featuring Terry and Laura Lynch, will discuss everything from Illinois’ early years, historical happenings and famous Illinoisans. Terry Lynch is a nationally known actor who specializes in historical portrayal. Along with his wife Laura, an educator for 20 years, they combine to bring history alive. It’s gonna be a party!
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  • Can Civics Be Civil?
    2/25/2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Can Civics Be Civil?

    The answer is an astounding YES! Join Senator Bill Cunningham for his discussion on civic engagement in state government, non-partisanship participation, and how to get involved.
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  • Celebrating Culture and History
    2/27/2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Celebrating Culture and History

    Elizabeth Alexander and Nell Clay, board members of the Central Illinois African American History Museum, will share the vision of the city's newest cultural center as they present We Have a Dream: The Future of Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum. Dr. James Cornelius, Curator, Henry Horner Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, will present Lincoln, Lost and Found: Mysteries and Wonders of Illinois' Lincoln Collection.
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  • Photo Preservation Workshop
    3/3/2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Photo Preservation Workshop

    Learn how to preserve and protect your photographic memories. Join us for a fun, hands-on workshop with Curator Will Shannon. It all takes place at the Emma Kunz House (602 Fulton Street in Belleville; Lower Level) on Saturday, March 3rd from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
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  • Illinois at 200
    3/4/2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Illinois at 200

    Take one part history, one part storytelling, and one part trivia game, add prizes and what to you get? William Pack returns with a once in 200 years chance to celebrate the bicentennial of Illinois. Guaranteed to be fun, informative, with a little dash of the odd and unusual.
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