All posts tagged "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.
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...
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,...
Celebrating the Bicentennial: Milestones in Illinois History
Check out some important milestones in Illinois history while celebrating the state's bicentennial this year.
Illinois Celebrates 200 Years in the Making
Illinois bicentennial includes parties, projects and more all year long.
An Illinois Christmas
Order a copy of "Christmas in Illinois," a nostalgic collection of memoirs about the holiday season.
Celebrate the Nation’s Birthday at Frontier Days in Arlington Heights
Honor the nation's birthday with great food, carnival rides, sporting events and a parade at Frontier Days in...
Farm Technology Progresses From Horses to Hands-Free
Farmers honor agricultural heritage while evolving with new technology.
New Philadelphia: Fertile Ground for Freedom
New Philadelphia remembered as an inspiring part of national history.