The ISHS’s Illinois bicentennial year project to place a framed, 30"...
The Aluminum Ore Company of Rosiclare is shown in the early 1940s.
Motels offered security and comfort in a domestic style familiar to...
Ground is broken at the Chicago Botanical Garden. By the next summer a drainage system had been completed to carry effluent from the Lake County sewage-treatment plant a distance of one mile to an aqueduct providing clean water for the garden.
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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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