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
October 2nd-October 8th
Millikin’s Blue Satellite Press --
English majors at Millikin learn how their poetry would have been published in the early 1900’s.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 6:30 PM
Sunday, Oct. 5, 4:30 PM
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 6:30 PM
Monmouth History -- The Warren County Historical Society now has room for its vast collection in a former church/school.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 7:00 PM
Sunday, Oct. 5, 4:00 PM
Monday, Oct. 6, 6:30 PM
Quincy Preserves House Tour 2014 -- Quincy Preserves hosts two house tours annually. This one takes us inside 3 of Quincy’s most intriguing properties.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 7:30 PM
Friday, Oct. 3, 6:30 PM
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 6:30 PM