Thursday, August 22, 2019


Elaine Evans

2019 Family History Conference

Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois

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Join the Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois at its 2019 Family History Conference and we will help you get started.  Have you reached a brick wall in your research, or need some fresh ideas, or motivation?  Join us at this Family History Conference and get reenergized.  Yes, we have something for everyone- beginning, intermediate, or advanced.

ISHS to honor Illinois Centennial Businesses


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Since 1984 the Illinois State Historical Society (ISHS) has presented Centennial Business Awards to Illinois businesses and not-for-profit organizations that have operated continuously in the state for 100 years or more. Previous ISHS Centennial honorees number more than 1,400 and include banks, businesses, corporations, cemetery associations, libraries, private utility companies, country clubs, funeral homes, newspapers, union organizations, and municipalities.

58th Annual Corn Fest and Period Music Jam

Randolph County Historical Society

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If good food, good music, and a good time are on your to-do list don't miss the 58th Annual Corn Fest at the historic eight-sided, one-room Charter Oak School. 

Stealing Lincoln’s Body with Dr. Kevin L. Burke

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

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Join us to hear a little known, and surprisingly humorous American tale of desperation carried out by bumbling criminals. One of the most bizarre events in American history took place in July of 1876, when counterfeiters attempted to steal the body of our sixteenth president, Abraham Lincoln. 

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