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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.

World Class Exhibitions Coming to a Small Town Near You

World Class Exhibitions Coming to a Small Town Near You
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World Class Exhibitions Coming to a Small Town Near You

Illinois Humanities

Illinois Humanities is excited to announce two new traveling exhibitions, Voices and Votes: Democracy in America — which highlights America’s history of civic action and the results of that action — and the Illinois Freedom Project — an exhibition highlighting the pursuit of civil rights by and for African Americans in Illinois. These concurrent, complementary exhibitions, sponsored by Illinois Humanities, will visit six Illinois communities starting this July!

Voices and Votes: Democracy in America:*

• July 19 – August 21, 2021: Madison County Historical Society, Edwardsville

• August 28 – October 2, 2021: Bryan-Bennett Library, Salem

• October 9 – November 13, 2021: Savanna Museum and Cultural Center, Savanna

• November 20 – December 23, 2021: Jacksonville Area Museum, Jacksonville

• January 3 – February 5, 2022: Vespasian Warner Public Library District, Clinton

• February 12 – March 16, 2022: General John A. Logan Museum, Murphysboro

Illinois Freedom Project:*

• July 19 – August 21, 2021: Wood River Museum, Wood River

• August 28 – October 2, 2021: Bryan-Bennett Library, Salem

• October 9 – November 13, 2021: York Township Public Library, Thomson

• November 20 – December 18, 2021: Old School Museum, Winchester

• January 3 – February 5, 2022: Vespasian Warner Public Library District, Clinton

• February 12 – March 16, 2022: African American Museum of Southern Illinois, Carbondale

*Please consult host organizations’ websites to confirm schedules.

Learn more about the exhibitions at https://www.ilhumanities.org/program/museum-on-main-street/

 

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