Articles featuring Illinois history
Elgin, Illinois: History, Entertainment and More
Located in Kane County about 40 miles northwest of Chicago, Elgin sits along the picturesque Fox River and...
Elkhart Hill: Little Town on the Prairie
No one knows what caused a glacier to stop in the heart of Illinois thousands of years ago,...
Travel Illinois: Galena
Galena proudly claims the home of President Grant, quaint bed-and-breakfasts, historical attractions galore and a thriving arts scene.
Storing History at Hawes Grain Elevator Museum in Atlanta
Located just a block off historic Route 66, the J.H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum teaches visitors about agriculture,...
Video: McLean County Museum of History
Go back in time at the McLean County Museum of History in Illinois.
Fun Facts About Mississippi, Illinois Rivers
History and information on two of the state’s major waterways, the Mississippi and Illinois rivers.
Travel Illinois: Arthur and Arcola
Savor life at a slower pace in Illinois Amish Country.
Long Live the Princess Theatre of LeRoy
Off and on for decades, the Princess Theatre of LeRoy has been producing wide-screen entertainment in a family-friendly...
Morrow Plots is an Urbana Legend
Morrow Plots at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is country's oldest experimental crop field.
Aurora’s Paramount Theatre
Paramount Pictures used the Art Deco structure of Aurora's Paramount Theatre, as a prototype for theaters built all...