An original bayonet discovered by a Jacksonville, Illinois man tilling his garden may have a connection to Grant's March, the July 1861 journey that took then-Colonel Ulysses S. Grant and 1,000 soldiers from Illinois to the battlefields of the Civil War.
Congratulations to Kathryn Harris for being selected First Citizen 2020 by the State Journal Register. We can't think of anyone more deserving of this honor, plus she's a great friend of Looking for Lincoln.
Springfield Theatre Centre announces the premiere of their recently filmed theatrical production, The Spirit of Lincoln, written by Ken Bradbury and Roger Wainwright, taking place November 13-15, 2020.
The Evergreen Cemetery Walk is going virtual this year hosted by our friends at the McLean County Museum of History. This fun experience is a great way to learn about the individuals who are buried in the cemetery in Bloomington.