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6/24/1930

Voters approve Willis Spaulding's $2.5 million bond issue to begin the construction of Lake Springfield, which would be accomplished through damming Sugar Creek. Many jobs were created during the Depression years and the city gained a reliable source for water and electricity.

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2021 Mary and James Beaumont Endowed Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series: Lincoln and Anti-racism

University of Illinois Springfield, Center for Lincoln Studies

  • 10 June 2021
  • Author: Elaine Evans
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Event date: 10/16/2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Export event

2021 Mary and James Beaumont Endowed Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series: Lincoln and Anti-racism
Saturday, October 16, 2021
7:30-9:30 p.m. in the UIS Student Union

Speakers: David Reynolds and James Oakes

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UIS Student Union
University of Illinois Springfield
Springfield, IL (Map)

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