Sunday, March 3, 2024


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2022 Mary and James Beaumont Endowed Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series

Lincoln and African Americans in History and Memory

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The Center for Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois Springfield invites the public to attend the 2022 Mary and James Beaumont Endowed Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series discussion on "Lincoln and African Americans" with professors Jonathan White, Matthew Norman, and Fred Hord.

Local Area Daughters of the American Revolution To Be Discussed

TheĀ event is free and open to the public.

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Sangamon County Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be the topic of the Sangamon County Historical Society program at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, October 20 at the City of Springfield’s Lincoln Library, Carnegie Room North, 326 South Seventh St. The event is free and open to the public.

Blind Date with a Document

Hands-on educator workshop

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To celebrate Archives Month, join the ALPLM’s Education Team for "Blind Date with a Document*." This fun, hands-on educator workshop as we share tips and tricks to build engaging inquiries using documents. Then, working individually or with a team, you’ll uncover a surprise document and thoroughly examine and analyze it, before using it to build an inquiry with the help of our staff. You will leave with 6.0 CPDU credits and ready-to-use inquiries to share with your students.

Junior Historians LIVE!

Thinking Like a Historian: Stories of Survival

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Join the Education staff in this hands-on Junior Historians LIVE! event, where you will learn more about the exciting work of historians!

Historical Society to Sponsor Oak Ridge Cemetery Walk

Sangamon County Historical Society

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The Sangamon County Historical Society will again sponsor the popular cemetery walking tour this fall. “Echoes of Yesteryear: A Walk Through Oak Ridge Cemetery” will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 2 at Oak Ridge Cemetery, 1441 Monument Avenue in Springfield. (The last tour begins at 3:15 p.m.)


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