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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

March 21-24

Watseka Old Courthouse
Tuesday, March 21, 6:30 PM

Hagel 1891 -- This building is part of a downtown block in Mt. Sterling that anchors the city’s economic development plan. Thursday,
Wednesday, March 22, 6:30 PM

Illinois Stories: LIVE -- Join host Mark McDonald for a special live pledge event on Thursday, March 23 from 6:30-10:00 p.m. featuring his recent favorite episodes. Call 217-483-7887 to pledge your support!

Stories featured:

1) Spring at the Illinois Raptor Center

2) Maple Syrup Makers

3) Cocoa Blue Chocolates

4) Quincy Preserves House Tour

5) Warnock Farm

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