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11/12/2022

Road Scholars: Historic Instruments of Illinois

A Road Scholar Program by Chris Vallillo

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Jefferson County Historical Society Museum, 1411 N 27th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Roots Musician and Folklorist Chris Vallillo has restored and collected Illinois stringed instruments for over 30 years and will discuss the development of Illinois Instrument building as he performs period music on over a dozen historic examples of these important instruments, from handmade masterpieces to $3.00 mail order gems.

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