Edgar Lee Masters Home Association and the Illinois State Historical Society
Dr. Herbert Russell, author of Edgar Lee Masters, a Biography, will present a program titled " Writing the Edgar Lee Masters Biography" on Friday, November 2, 2018, at 7:30 pm at the Rolling Globe Coffee House in Petersburg. Admission is free.
A high-quality reproduction of a famous Abraham Lincoln photograph will be presented to the Henry County Courthouse on Tuesday, October 23. The unveiling ceremony will take place at 12:00 p.m. in the courthouse, 307 West Center Street, Cambridge. The event is open to the public.
Readings from the "Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society"
A Bicentennial Commemorative of the Prairie State: Readings from the "Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society"
Edited by David W. Scott, with a foreword by Leah Joy Axelrod
Culled from the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society’s 110-year archive of scholarship, this volume of more than thirty articles illuminates the colorful episodes, meaningful events, and significant characters in the rich history of Illinois. Selected by committee and edited by David W. Scott, A Bicentennial Commemorative of the Prairie State celebrates the state’s two-hundred-year history with a broad scope of voices and perspective.
Pierre Menard Home
Come Celebrate the Harvest, 19th century style, at the Pierre Menard Home.
SHELTER CONSTRUCTION NEARING COMPLETION. . .
A new dedication date has been set for the Shelter at Fort Kaskaskia. Please mark your calendars now for Wednesday, October 24. Plan to be at the Shelter at 5:00 p.m. to take part in this historic occasion.