Articles featuring Illinois history
Illinois Rural Heritage Museum Honors Rural Roots
Located in Pinckneyville, the Illinois Rural Heritage Museum preserves rural history going all the way back to 1850.
Jarrett Prairie Center Offers a Look into Illinois’ Rare Ecosystem
Jarrett Prairie Center offers a look into Illinois' rare ecosystem, the prairie, including nature and historical education exhibits....
GIVEAWAY: “Before the Big Yellow Bus” by E. Scherer and Yvonne Scherer Meckfessel
"Before the Big Yellow Bus: Remembering the one-room schools of Richland County, Illinois" is a book documenting county...
Visit an 1840s Farmstead at Garfield Farm and Inn Museum (VIDEO)
Time appears to stand still at Garfield Farm and Inn, an 1840s farmstead that's now home to a...
One-Room School in Jefferson County Takes Kids Back in Time
Take a look inside a one-room school, where modern-day students can get a glimpse of education in the...
How a Passion for Old Barns Led to Sangamon Reclaimed (VIDEO)
An Air Force veteran goes in a new direction with Sangamon Reclaimed in Springfield.
Plowing Forward at Lockport’s John Lane Farm
Don't miss John Lane Days at John Lane Farm in Lockport this July.
10 Illinois Sites Added to the National Register of Historic Places
Promontory Point, Chicago Promontory Point, a man-made peninsula that juts out into Lake Michigan from Chicago’s Burnham Park,...
Why You Should Visit the Norsk Museum in Norway
The Norsk Museum offers a bit of history behind the Norwegian community in LaSalle County.
Barn III Dinner Theatre Reopens Its Doors
The Barn III Dinner Theatre is open again in Goodfield after being destoryed in August 2015.