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
Team rosters are announced for the 1943 season of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League after some 10 days of try-outs organized by Philip K. Wrigley. One of the league’s four teams was Illinois' own Rockford Peaches. Women's baseball continued until 1954 and the Peaches won the league title in 1948, 1949 and 1950.
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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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Annual Quilted Keepsakes Quilt Show
48th Annual Fort de Chartres June Rendezvous
Glen Carbon's Yanda Cabin to be Honored
Camp Butler: Training Grounds, Prison, Cemetery
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