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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

January 8-18

Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 6:30 PM

Backyard Birding Basics
Monday, Jan. 9, 6:30 PM

Pleasant Hill
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 6:30 PM

Watseka Theater -- Restoration of the art deco theater spurs economic development in the downtown area.
Thursday, Jan. 12, 6:30 PM
Sunday, Jan. 15, 4:30 PM
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 6:30 PM

Edgar Lee Masters Museum -- The Illinois poet’s boyhood home in Petersburg is now a fascinating museum.
Thursday, Jan. 12, 7:00 PM
Sunday, Jan. 15, 4:00 PM
Monday, Jan. 16, 6:30 PM

Macomb Historic Houses -- Macomb’s history as told through 3 historic homes.
Thursday, Jan. 12, 7:30 PM
Friday, Jan. 13, 6:30 PM
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 6:30 PM

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