Illinois Stories

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

Sept 18-24

Friends Creek Conservation Area -- Millikin U. students learn to capture and tag songbirds to study the effect of backyard feeders.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 6:30 PM
Sunday, Sept. 21, 4:30 PM
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 6:30 PM

Congressman Paul Findley Museum -- The former congressman donates his life’s work to Illinois College.
Sunday, Sept. 21, 4:00 PM
Monday, Sept. 22, 6:30 PM

Lewis Round Barn 100th Anniversary --Built 100 years ago, the mammoth round barn now serves as a Quincy rural life museum.
Friday, Sept. 29, 6:30 PM
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 6:30 PM

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