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ISHS hosts sesquicentennial house of worship luncheon

Foundations of Faith

Foundations of Faith

ISHS hosts sesquicentennial house of worship luncheon
Remember the Ladies

Remember the Ladies

More than 50 Illinois towns were named for women--now mostly forgotten

Remember the Ladies

Remember the Ladies

More than 50 Illinois towns were named for women--now mostly forgotten
Monumental Dream in Stone: The Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Monumental Dream in Stone: The...

Monumental Dream in Stone: The Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Monumental Dream in Stone: The Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial

 

Today in history

5/21/1935

Jane Addams dies at the age of 74, in Chicago, Illinois. Today, she is remembered not only as a pioneer in the field of social work, but as one of the nation's leading pacifists.

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Historical Markers

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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Coming to Springfield for the 150th commemoration of the Lincoln Funeral? You ca...

  • 29 April 2015
  • Author: Shaggy
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Coming to Springfield for the 150th commemoration of the Lincoln Funeral? You can find all about the weekend activities at: www.Lincolnfuneralcoalition.org.


The 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition
lincolnfuneraltrain.org
The mission of the 2015 LIncoln Funeral Coalition is to educate, coordinate and promote the accurate and dignified reenactment of the historic anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession in Springfield, Illinois.
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