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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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Bicentennial Event

Celebrate Illinois History and the Native Americans

Something Different

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Something Different proudly highlights people and places in Illinois history and the Native American culture through stories and Native American flute music. Where are the oldest Indian mounds in Illinois that rivaled the size of the pyramids? What tribes lived in Illinois? Who was a three time Pulitzer winner? How was the Native American style flute used in their culture? Who was a prominent Chief in Illinois? What statues are in Grant and Lincoln Parks? Join us to discover the answers and enjoy the haunting sounds of the Native American style flute.

Celebrate Illinois History and the Native Americans

Something Different

Elaine Evans 0 105 Article rating: No rating
Something Different proudly highlights people and places in Illinois history and the Native American culture through stories and Native American flute music. Where are the oldest Indian mounds in Illinois that rivaled the size of the pyramids? What tribes lived in Illinois? Who was a three time Pulitzer winner? How was the Native American style flute used in their culture? Who was a prominent Chief in Illinois? What statues are in Grant and Lincoln Parks? Join us to discover the answers and enjoy the haunting sounds of the Native American style flute.

Celebrate Illinois History and the Native Americans

Something Different

Elaine Evans 0 71 Article rating: No rating
Something Different proudly highlights people and places in Illinois history and the Native American culture through stories and Native American flute music. Where are the oldest Indian mounds in Illinois that rivaled the size of the pyramids? What tribes lived in Illinois? Who was a three time Pulitzer winner? How was the Native American style flute used in their culture? Who was a prominent Chief in Illinois? What statues are in Grant and Lincoln Parks? Join us to discover the answers and enjoy the haunting sounds of the Native American style flute.

100 Most Valuable Documents at the Illinois State Archives: An Online Exhibit

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In honor of the Illinois bicentennial, Illinois State Archives staff has compiled a list of the 100 most valuable documents housed in its collection. The Illinois State Archives is the repository of all official Illinois government documents of permanent value. More than 75,000 cubic feet of paper, microfilm, photographs and audio and film recordings are housed in the Margaret Cross Norton Building on the capitol complex in Springfield. Paper records date back before 1818 statehood and include governors' correspondence, public acts, departmental histories, census records, military records, election results and more.

Alexander Hesler's Abraham Lincoln Portrait Arrives in Menard County

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A high-quality reproduction of a famous Abraham Lincoln photograph will be presented to the Menard County Courthouse on Friday, October 19. The unveiling ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. in the courthouse, 102 South 7th Street, Petersburg. The event is open to the public.
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