Tuesday, May 28, 2024


Upcoming Board Meetings

Famous But Forgotten

Madison County Historical Society

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On Sunday, August 11, the Madison County Historical Society Speaker Series topic is “Famous but Forgotten” presented by local historian Cindy Reinhardt.

ISHS Website Revamp

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The ISHS website is in the process of being rebuilt and moved to another server. In the meantime, most content on our page is still accessible and functioning. However, until the revamp is finished, we are unable to upload new images and PDF documents.

Thank you for your patience with us as we work toward bringing you a better website.


Call for Papers/Presentations: Second Annual Conference on Northern Illinois History and Cultural Heritage

NIU Libraries Regional History Center

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Transnational Communities and Global Influences In/On Northern Illinois
Saturday April 20, 2024
Northern Illinois University campus in DeKalb, Illinois

The Regional History Center at NIU Libraries invites proposals for papers, sessions, panels, and multi-media presentations for a conference exploring transnational communities and global influences in and on the history and cultural heritage of Northern Illinois. Transnational communities consist of groups and individuals who maintain familial, social, and economic ties across national borders and political jurisdictions.

Four Score Speaker Series: Dr. Ronald C. White

Abraham Lincoln presidential Foundation

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Join us on Tuesday, November 14th for an exciting conversation on zoom with author Ronald C. White on his latest biography, On Great Fields: The Life and Unlikely Heroism of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, due to be published by Penguin Random House on October 31, 2023


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