On May 5, 1868, General John A. Logan, as Commander-in-Chief of the...
ISHS hosts sesquicentennial house of worship luncheon
More than 50 Illinois towns were named for women--now mostly forgotten
Race riots erupt in Chicago over the integration of the all-white Marquette Park, injuring 33 people.
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