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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.

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Illinois Heritage, July–August 2017

Illinois Heritage, July–August 2017
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Illinois Heritage, July–August 2017

Volume 20, Number 4

Table of Contents



  • Rediscovered!  A lost oasis on old Route 36 reclaims its past
  • Illinois Women Artists seried, Part 31, Marion Mahoney Griffin (Sample article)
  • The Red Cross comes of age:  A century of service to Illinois (Sample article)
  • Forgotten Voices of Illinois:  Margaret Ayer Barnes
  • Bicentennial opportunities (Sample article)
  • Guest voice:  Unkind cuts
  • Andrew Carnegie, organ patron
  • The Chicago Cubs are on the air!
  • Remember Me?
  • Scott Bibb historical marker dedication
  • Road trip:  Gastronomical adventures in central Illinois


  • Timeless hunger:  The Best Land Under Heaven:  the Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny
Issue Price$5.00
Sample Article #1

Illinois Women Artists Series, Part 31, Marion Mahoney Griffin by Kristan H. MkKinsey

Sample Article #2

The Red Cross comes of age...The mission continues...A Century of Service to Illinois (1917-2017) by Bryan Soady

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