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Illinois Heritage is our publication designed to encourage various professional, amateur historians and the general public to explore and write about Prairie State history for a broad audience.

The Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society is the scholarly publication with peer-reviewed Journal articles, essays, and documents about history, literature, art technology, law, and other subjects related to Illinois and the Midwest.

Historical Markers

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Since 1934, the Illinois State Historical Society has erected more than 500 historical markers statewide. Subjects of historical significance to Illinois are co-sponsored by local organizations and supporters. The Illinois State Historical Society coordinates the placement and management of historical markers throughout the state.

You're invited to celebrate the dedication of a historical marker honoring Scott Bibb

Bibb fought the segregation of Alton Schools from 1897-1908

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Monday, June 19, 2017
2pm - 4pm

Lewis and Clark Community College's
Scott Bibb Center
1004 E. 5th Street
Alton, IL 62002

Ceremony at 2 pm; light refreshments and building tours to follow.

Reserve your spot today by using the link below:


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