Monday, November 28, 2022


Elaine Evans

Save the Democracy Tour 2022 — ‘39 COUNTIES’

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In the fall of 2020, in the middle of a pandemic, former US Illinois Congressman Glenn Poshard organized 39 peaceful, non-violent marches in all the Illinois counties he represented. Ordinary folks, with no agenda other than having had enough of hate and division, came together in their rural towns to participate in non-violent, peaceful civic engagement; reminding us that the strength of a democracy is in its citizenry.

Haunted Belleville Walking Tour 2022: Into the Vortex

St. Clair County Historical Society

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Join us as we go deeper into Belleville's haunted past with the fifth spine-tingling edition of our Haunted Belleville Walking Tour! This year, we’ll return to the Old Belleville Historic District. Ask anyone who‘s attended before—this is not to be missed! Unless, of course, you're scared of things that go "bump" in the night...

The Route of Monarch Butterflies Along Historic Route 66 To Be Discussed

Sangamon County Historical Society

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The migration pattern of Monarch butterflies along Route 66 through Sangamon County and a new site to promote the road’s rich history will be the topics of the Sangamon County Historical Society program at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 20 at the new Route 66 Experience complex on the Illinois State Fairgrounds. The event is free and open to the public.


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