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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!

2018 ISHS Annual Awards Winners

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Congratulations to all the nominees and award recipients for the 2018 ISHS Annual Awards. Every one of these projects reflects great credit on the individuals, historical societies or museums, presses, and communities from which they spring. They also showcase the varied and impressive breadth of our Prairie State history. As we move through and beyond our state’s bicentennial year, we appreciate this opportunity to thank the scholars, curators, and public historians who choose to commemorate Illinois’s past through their creative efforts, thereby encouraging further research and understanding of our state’s history.
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