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New Salem at 100

New Salem at 100

State historic site celebrates anniversary and plans for the future

New Salem at 100

New Salem at 100

State historic site celebrates anniversary and plans for the future
Petersburg's hidden treasures

Petersburg's hidden treasures

Menard County murals by national artists celebrate Lincoln and local...

Petersburg's hidden treasures

Petersburg's hidden treasures

Menard County murals by national artists celebrate Lincoln and local lore

 

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5/20/1812

Illinois becomes a territory of the second grade, with suffrage for all white males over 21 who are taxpayers and have lived in the territory for 1 year.

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Since 1934, the Illinois State Historical Society has erected more than 500 historical markers statewide. Subjects of historical significance to Illinois are co-sponsored by local organizations and supporters. The Illinois State Historical Society coordinates the placement and management of historical markers throughout the state.

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Illinois Bicentennial Birthday Bash

The Grove National Historic Landmark

  • 28 November 2018
  • Author: Elaine Evans
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Event date: 12/2/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Export event

Illinois Bicentennial is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to celebrate and commemorate our state's 200th birthday. This party kicks off our year-long learning and celebrating of everything Illinois. Join us for music, dancing, games, crafts, and dessert. Kids will have a blast, build Illinois State knowledge and leave with a goodie bag.

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The Grove National Historic Landmark
1421 Milwaukee Avenue 
Glenview, Illinois 60714 (Map)
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