Saturday, March 24, 2018


Bicentennial Event

Peorians Who Changed the World

Peoria Riverfront Museum/Peoria Historical Society

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Join us for a special panel discussion about Peorians who changed the way people think and advanced society globally - from Betty Friedan to Richard Pryor - by the Peoria Journal Star journalists who interviewed and covered them! Our local journalists have been on the beat through the years as the ultimate daily keepers of our Peoria area history. This event, moderated by Journal Star Executive Editor, Dennis Anderson, provides an opportunity for public Q&A on these world-changing Peorians. 

Bicentennial Presentation

Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County

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James Cornelius, Curator, Abraham Lincoln Library and Joseph Messina, professor, Quincy University, will present the program. Cornelius will speak on old and new Illinois history and Messina will speak on Illinois in 1818.

Mulkeytown Christian Church Bicentennial Celebration

Mulkeytown Christian Church

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Please join us on September 16, 2018, as Mulkeytown Christian Church, the oldest Christian Church/Church of Christ in Illinois, celebrates its 200th Anniversary-Homecoming with special services and a dinner.

We’re Gonna Party Like it is 1818!

DuPage County Historical Museum

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Who were the people who founded our State of Illinois 200 years ago? What did they dream about? What did they eat? How did they dress? And, most importantly how did they celebrate becoming the 21st state in the United States of America?

Enjoy an evening of partying like it’s 1818 with Ellie of Ellie Presents to celebrate Illinois becoming the 21st state! Sample the food, have your silhouette made, dance the dances, and hear the music that may have played as Illinois celebrated its birthday 200 years ago. 
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