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Service Dogs Visit Wheels O' Time Museum

Wheels O' Time Museum

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When you visit, you may find yourself walking alongside a service dog and handler! The lights, sounds, and various exhibit types will provide a unique training opportunity for the service dogs and service dogs in training of Paws Giving Independence.

Dedication of the Hoxie Farm/Wampum Lake Historical Marker

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The Village of Thornton Historical Society has invited the public to the dedication of the Illinois State Historical Society historical marker honoring the Indigenous Peoples and the Hoxie Farm on September 28, 2019, at 10:00am. The marker is located at Wampum Lake, Thorn Creek Division, (entrance Thornton-Lansing Rd, west of IL-394), Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Thornton, Illinois.

2019 Illinois Centennial Awards winners honored at ISHS luncheon in Jacksonville

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On Saturday, September 14, the Illinois State Historical Society hosted its 35th annual Centennial Business Awards luncheon, this time at Jacksonville's Hamilton's Catering and banquet hall facility. The venue was most appropriate: "Doc" Hamilton started his business in 1913. This year more than 35 applicants sought Centennial status with the Society, and each received a Centennial certificate and a seat at the table.

Annual Fort Massac Encampment

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See what life was like back in the 1700s and early 1800s at Fort Massac State Park’s Annual Fort Massac Encampment, which will be held at the historic site Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19 and 20, 2019.

Rosie the Riveter

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

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Women’s roles changed drastically during World War II. Come and explore all of the different roles women played during the war. 

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