City of McHenry Landmark Commission and the McHenry County Farm Bureau
The eleventh annual "A Day at Petersen Farm" will take place at McHenry’s historic farm on Sunday, June 24th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.
A high-quality reproduction of a famous Abraham Lincoln photograph will be presented to the Greene County Courthouse on Sunday, July 9. The unveiling ceremony will take place at 1:15 p.m. in the courthouse, 101 East Market Street, Winchester. The event is open to the public.
A high-quality reproduction of a famous Abraham Lincoln photograph will be presented to the Greene County Courthouse on Sunday, July 15. The unveiling ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m. in the courthouse, 519 North Main Street, Carrollton. The event is open to the public.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
The 1968 Democratic Convention shocked America. Protesters filled the streets to protest the Vietnam War. Chicago police responded with violence. Delegates condemned the city’s actions on live TV while Mayor Daley angrily shouted back. Please join us as Mark DePue moderates a 50th anniversary discussion of the convention with three people who saw it firsthand.
I Grew Up in War Housing: The History of Defense Housing Projects in East Alton, Illinois 1941-1954, a new book by Philip David Walkington, offers a firsthand depiction of growing up in a WWII defense housing project during an unparalleled time in American history.