Wednesday, June 19, 2019


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1818: A Frontier is Forged

Crystal Lake Historical Society

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When the State of Illinois was established, what is now McHenry County was unchartered and was inhabited primarily by Native Americans, trappers and traders. Join us as we celebrate the 200th birthday of our state and meet the adventurers who explored and surveyed our land, making it safe for settlers to arrive in the following decades.

An Illinois Bicentennial Tea

Tazewell County Museum and Educational Center

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Come and bring your favorite mom, aunt, or special lady for a mother’s day outing. Come for a great time and have an old-fashioned day celebrating our 200 years in Illinois. This is a once in a lifetime event.

GSSI Library Research Day

Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois

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The April quarterly meeting of the Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois will include opening the GSSI section of the John A. Logan College library for your research pleasure. The GSSI genealogy section contains books from most of the southern Illinois counties, several other states, and even books on the Mayflower passengers and their descendants. Board members will be there to assist with your search and try to answer your questions.

Building Fort Macomb

Western Illinois Museum

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Building Fort Macomb is a family-friendly celebration of the namesake of our city with hands-on activities to learn about the events that galvanized the development of Macomb and establishment the State of Illinois.

NCGLNAC 2018 Academic Conference: Significant Civil Principal Chiefs

National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture, Inc.

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The 13th annual NCGLNAC Academic Conference focuses on Great Lakes Native people who have made a significant contribution to their times, tribes, history and culture. Four outstanding educators and tribal members have been invited to make one hour presentations, including a question and answer period.
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