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  • Four Score Speaker Series: Dr. Jonathan White
    11/9/2022 7:00 PM

    Four Score Speaker Series: Dr. Jonathan White

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022
    7:00 p.m. CT (Zoom Webinar)

    Join us for the third installment of “Warning Signs: Lincoln’s Response to Rising Threats to Freedom, Justice, and Democracy.” This project, developed with generous support from Iron Mountain, draws on primary sources and experts to create new resources for the public to explore issues Abraham Lincoln witnessed—polarization, political violence, and more—and how he responded.  Understanding history provides important context to challenges we face in our own time.

     

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  • Road Scholars: Historic Instruments of Illinois
    11/12/2022 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Road Scholars: Historic Instruments of Illinois

    Jefferson County Historical Society Museum, 1411 N 27th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

    Roots Musician and Folklorist Chris Vallillo has restored and collected Illinois stringed instruments for over 30 years and will discuss the development of Illinois Instrument building as he performs period music on over a dozen historic examples of these important instruments, from handmade masterpieces to $3.00 mail order gems.

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  • Freedom & Remembrance Memorial
    11/15/2022 1:00 PM

    Freedom & Remembrance Memorial

    November 3, 2022 INVITATION Peoria, Illinois


    You are invited to the public presentation of the complete set of historical markers cast for the Freedom & Remembrance Memorial planned for South Peoria. This event, supported by the Peoria Historical Society and the Illinois State Historical Society (ISHS), will be held as follows:

    Tuesday, November 15th at 1:00 pm
    Grand Lobby of the Peoria Riverfront Museum
    222 SW Washington Street, Peoria IL

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  • Four Score Speaker Series: Dr. Silvana Siddali
    11/29/2022 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Four Score Speaker Series: Dr. Silvana Siddali

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022
    7:00 p.m. CT (Zoom Webinar)

    Join us for the fourth installment of “Warning Signs: Lincoln’s Response to Rising Threats to Freedom, Justice, and Democracy.” This project, developed with generous support from Iron Mountain, draws on primary sources and experts to create new resources for the public to explore issues Abraham Lincoln witnessed—polarization, political violence, and more—and how he responded.  Understanding history provides important context to challenges we face in our own time.

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  • Lunch and Learn Series
    12/6/2022 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Lunch and Learn Series

    History of Washington Park
    Tuesday, December 6
    Terri Noel, publisher and owner of Encore Consulting and Publishing will co-present with Curtin Mann, author, curator, and librarian, on the history and founding families of Washington Park, located in Springfield, IL

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