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
November 30-December 6
Schuyler County Courthouse -- One of our series segments on central Illinois courthouses, Schuyler County has perhaps the best restoration work.
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 6:30 PM
The Best of Illinois Stories: LIVE -- Join host Mark McDonald during this live edition when he shares some of his recent favorite episodes from 6:30-10:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1. Stories include:
-Decatur Frank Lloyd Wright House
-Chaddock New School
-Blind Wood Turner
-Michael Fuhr J’ville Victorian Restoration
-Quincy Jr. High
Decatur Frank Lloyd Wright House: Tuesday 12/6 @ 6:30
Michael Fuhr J’ville Victorian Restoration: Monday 12/5 @ 6:30
Chaddock New School: Friday 12/2 @ 6:30