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10/17/2021

The Rough Rider Tours Illinois

History Comes Alive at the Governor Oglesby Mansion!

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Official Macon County Historian Mark Sorensen will discuss President Theodore Roosevelt’s “Great Loop Tour” of Western states by rail leaving Washington, D.C. on April 1, 1903 and returning June 5, 1903. The tour officially started and ended in Illinois where the president made 16 official stops, including Chicago, Evanston, Freeport, Lincoln and Danville.

Leclaire Parkfest 2021

Friends of Leclaire

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The 29th Annual Leclaire Parkfest will take place Sunday, October 17 from Noon to 5 p.m. at Leclaire Park on Hale Avenue in Edwardsville, IL.

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