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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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The Stories of the Silver Streak and the Bradford Model T Girls

Wheels O' Time Museum

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The Silver Streak Model T Ford is on display in the Ford building at the Wheels O' Time Museum during the month of June. On June 20, come and listen to John Butte who's mom Regina Fennell (Butte) and his aunt travelled with other women in this car across the USA. These remarkable women known as "The Bradford Model T Girls" were way ahead of their time!

Forgotten Illinois

Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists and the North Shore Art League

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The Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists (CAVA) and the North Shore Art League (NSAL) are excited to announce their second joint summer-themed show, Forgotten Illinois. We are seeking works of art--paintings, prints, photographs, drawings, fiber art, mixed media, sculpture and ceramics--that tell a story, interpret an event, or reveal new insights about Illinois history from a 21st century perspective.

2019 ISHS Illinois Ozark Fall Tour

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Pack your bags and backpacks!

Southern Illinois is nature’s wonderland and in the fall it is magical! Join us as we explore the southeasternmost corner of the state for our fall tour, October 1-3, led by a team of historians and archaeologists. You won’t want to miss this adventure in “Egypt,” where we’ll explore the Shawnee National Forest, historic and prehistoric landmarks, the Garden of Gods, and sites associated with early industry, the Civil War, and the Underground Railroad. We’ll also be lodging at the San Damiano Retreat Center, a beautiful hideaway on the cliffs above the Ohio River. This ISHS Fall Tour is the one you’ve been waiting for!

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