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Illinois Heritage Magazine

Illinois Heritage, the popular history magazine of the Illinois State Historical Society, was established in 1997 to encourage professional and amateur historians, museum professionals, teachers, genealogists, journalists, and other researchers to explore and write about Prairie State history for a broad audience.

Illinois Heritage is published six times per year and is available as a benefit of membership in the Illinois State Historical Society. Individual editions can also be purchased by contacting our office directly. Visit our Membership section for membership options and information.

Visit our Illinois Heritage Magazine section to see issue summaries and sample articles from recent releases.

Illinois State Historical Society   |   Strawbridge-Shepherd House   |   PO Box 1800   |   Springfield, IL 62705-1800

Lincoln on the Circuit & Mary Lincoln in the White House

Event date: 2/26/2019 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Export event
/ Categories: Events, ISHS Event

Lincoln on the Circuit & Mary Lincoln in the White House

2019 SAGE Lunch and Learn Series

Guy Fraker, J.D., retired attorney, author, and Lincoln historian, will discuss Abraham Lincoln's 20-plus year career as a lawyer and part-time judge on the 8th judicial circuit.

Kathryn Harris, immediate past president of the Abraham Lincoln Association, and former director of library services at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, will present a first-person portrayal of Elizabeth Keckley, former slave and Mary Lincoln's trusted friend and modiste, who later wrote about her White House years.

Cost: $23/person for each session (includes hot lunch)

Register online today or call 217.206.6058.
Registration deadline is one week prior to each event.

Presented by the University of Illinois Springfield Alumni SAGE Society and the Illinois State Historical Society.

Location:
University of Illinois Springfield
Student Union Ballroom, 2nd Floor
2251 Richard Wright Drive
Springfield, Illinois 62703 (Map)
 

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