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Alexander Hesler's Abraham Lincoln Portrait Arrives in Alexander County

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A high-quality reproduction of a famous Abraham Lincoln photograph will be presented to the Alexander County Courthouse on Wednesday, September 5. The unveiling ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m. in the courthouse, 2000 Washington Avenue,
Cairo. The event is open to the public.

Alexander Hesler's Abraham Lincoln Portrait Arrives in Marshall County

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A high-quality reproduction of a famous Abraham Lincoln photograph will be presented to the Marshall County Courthouse on Tuesday, September 4. The unveiling ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m. in the courthouse, 122 North Prairie Street, Lacon. The event is open to the public.

Bishop Hill Chautauqua

Bishop Hill Heritage Association

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One hundred years ago, the great nations of the world agreed to an armistice that ended World War I, the war to end all wars. The 6th Annual Bishop Hill Chautauqua will commemorate The Great War with guest appearances from the major players, including Winston Churchill, General “Black Jack” Pershing, and President Herbert Hoover. 

Pioneer Day and Illinois Bicentennial Celebration 2018

Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society

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The Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society Museum invites you to attend our 33rd Annual Pioneer Day in Genoa. This event, appropriate for families or individuals interested in engaging with historical context, handcrafts, and traditions of our community, will include outdoor exhibitors, tours of the museum, live music, a pork chop dinner sponsored by the Genoa Lions Club, and slices of homemade pie for sale.

Center for French Colonial Studies Annual Conference

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The 2018 Annual Meeting of the Center for French Colonial Studies will take place in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, October 12-14, 2018. The conference will include numerous possibilities for visiting the historic sites in and around Ste. Genevieve, both with group tours and on one’s own.
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