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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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Illinois Bicentennial Gifts/Souvenirs

Illinois Bicentennial Commission

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Looking for official Illinois Bicentennial gift/souvenir items to sell at your museum shop or historical society or for yourself? The Illinois Bicentennial website, www.Illinois200.com has all sorts of suggestions to help make your celebration special. Flags, banners, apparel, commemorative gifts, tote bags, lapel pins, holiday items, blankets, and can coolers are just a few of the commemorative souvenirs available for purchase. To find out more, follow this link: https://orders.corp-imaging.com/IllinoisBicentennial/#.

Settled From The Bottom Up: Illinois 1818-1824

Morris Library, SIU Carbondale

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Visit Morris Library's Hall of Presidents and Chancellors and view a poster exhibit featuring several early maps from the library's Special Collections Research Center that show how southern Illinois was settled before the rest of the state.

Exhibit is open December 18, 2017 through March 30, 2018.

Illinois Bicentennial Program for McDonough County

McDonough County Historical Society

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The McDonough County Historical Society is pleased to welcome Dr. John Hallwas, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Western Illinois University, who will give a talk entitled, "W.H.Hainline: Newspaper Editor, Local Historian, and Community Builder." He also will comment on the release of a new book, Memory and Community: The Life and Writings of W.H. Hainline, edited by John Hallwas and Kathy Nichols.

Burnham's Chicago

Palos Heights Public Library

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Actor Terry Lynch will portray Daniel Burnham, architect of the 1909 Chicago Plan and will discuss the history of the "Windy City" and its transformation from the "Wild Onion" to the "City of Big Shoulders."

Illinois at 200

Palos Heights Public Library

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Take one part history, one part storytelling, and one part trivia game, add prizes and what to you get? William Pack returns with a once in 200 years chance to celebrate the bicentennial of Illinois. Guaranteed to be fun, informative, with a little dash of the odd and unusual.
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