Wednesday, June 19, 2019


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Creal Springs Seminary Historical Marker Dedication

Sponsored by the Williamson County Historical Society, the Family of Mary Delilah Murrah Hulett, and the Illinois State Historical Society

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Join us on Saturday, May 11, at 1 p.m. for the dedication of the Creal Springs Seminary historical marker.

Annual Hyde Park Historical Society History Fair Awards Program

Hyde Park Historical Society

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Meet the winners of the Society's award for the best student projects on the history of Hyde Park Township from the 2019 Chicago Metro History Fair and see a presentation of their projects. Commentary on student projects will be made by local historians.

For more information, contact: Kathy Huff,, 773-241-7141.

The Best of Illinois History 2019 awards presented at ISHS Annual Meeting in Petersburg

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On Friday, April 26, the Illinois State Historical Society’s “Best of Illinois History” awards were presented to a packed house at Roots Banquet Hall in Petersburg, the county seat of Menard County. More than 30 individuals, museums, publishers and authors, and regional historical societies were honored for their efforts during the state’s bicentennial year to showcase Illinois history to their respective communities and to the world.

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