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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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ISHS 2020 Election of Directors and Advisers

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The COVID-19 pandemic has delayed or forced the cancellation of many activities across the state and nation, including the election of ISHS directors and advisers, usually conducted at our annual meeting in April. Because we don't know how the pandemic will affect our ability to gather collectively in the coming months, the ISHS board has decided to conduct the election while we are social distancing.

Historical Marker Dedication—Kenneth Leon “Tug” Wilson

Tug Wilson Historical Committee and the Illinois State Historical Society

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An historical marker recognizing Atwood native Kenneth L. "Tug" Wilson, an Olympian, athletics director, second Commissioner of the Big Ten, and president of the U.S. Olympic Committee will be dedicated at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 22, 2020, at Rajah Park located in the 200 block of Magnolia Street in Atwood.

New Online Exhibit: One Hundred Years of Cooking

Madison County Historical Society

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A new online exhibit by the staff of the Madison County Historical Museum explores One Hundred Years of Cooking. Assistant curator, Mary Z. Rose, under the direction of curator Jennifer Van Bibber, has assembled another interesting and timely exhibit. With so many people at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a resurgence in the interests of cooking and baking. The new exhibit is one of a dozen topics that can be explored at https://madcohistory.org/online-exhibits/.

Walk Edgewater: Lakewood Balmoral Historic District

Edgewater Historical Society

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Enjoy views of the historic buildings of Edgewater in our own unique outdoor museum. Edgewater has three historic districts, designated by the U.S. Department of the Interior, and many blocks filled with historic homes.

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