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
Decatur Frank Lloyd Wright House: Tuesday 12/6 @ 6:30
Millikin Homestead -- The founder of the Decatur university built this mansion and it is now a historic landmark maintained by university/civic foundation.
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 6:30 PM
Motherhouse Church -- The Hospital Sisters of St. Francis reopen their restored church.
Monday, December 12, 6:30 PM
Carthage Jail -- The old county jail is still intact, behind an art gallery that used to be the sheriff’s office/home.
Friday, Dec. 9, 6:30 PM
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 6:30 PM