From the Decatur Celebration and the Farm Progress Show to the storied ferris wheels of Jacksonville; from Lincoln's footsteps in Springfield and New Salem to the historic barns of the Macomb area; from the river heritage of Quincy and Hannibal to the bounty of the richest farmland on earth, Mark McDonald takes us through a Central Illinois we thought we knew.
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This Week On Illinois Stories
Mt. Sterling Train Depot -- This historic structure houses the county’s history museum.
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 6:30 PM
Arthur, Illinois Great Pumpkin Patch -- The owner of this pumpkin patch decorates the White House grounds each year with the gourds he grows here. We take a tour.
Thursday, Oct. 2o, 6:30 PM
Sunday, Oct. 23, 4:30 PM
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6:30 PM
Audubon Invasive Species -- At the state headquarters of the Illinois Audubon Society in Springfield, volunteers work daily to thwart invasive plant species.
Thursday, Oct. 20, 7:00 PM
Sunday, Oct. 23, 4:00 PM
Monday, Oct. 24, 6:30 PM
Tree House Wildlife Center --- In Jersey County, animal lovers have turned a farm into a wildlife rescue center.
Thursday, Oct. 20, 7:30 PM
Friday, Oct. 21, 6:30 PM