Friday, June 22, 2018


Bicentennial Event

A Day at Petersen Farm

City of McHenry Landmark Commission and the McHenry County Farm Bureau

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The eleventh annual "A Day at Petersen Farm" will take place at McHenry’s historic farm on Sunday, June 24th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 

Anybody's Story: 200 Years of Illinoisans and Their Stuff

Illinois State Museum; Springfield Art Association

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When a lost tourist stumbles into the back room of an Illinois history museum, she discovers that there's a story behind even the smallest of artifacts. Anybody's Story: 200 Years of Illinoisans and Their Stuff is a series of vignettes inspired by the objects in the Bicentennial & Beyond exhibit at the Illinois State Museum - watching the play will literally be like watching these objects' stories come to life. ‚Äč 

2018 Centennial Business Awards Luncheon

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The Illinois State Historical Society's 2018 Centennial Business Awards luncheon will be held in Springfield at the newly restored Illinois Governor’s Mansion on September 22. If you are a previous Centennial Business Award winner, you are invited to this special Illinois bicentennial event. Invitations will be going out soon.
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