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POSSIBLE CIVIL WAR BAYONET DISCOVERED IN JACKSONVILLE GARDEN
Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:15 PM

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.

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Elijah Iles House ReOpens in April
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:56 PM

The Elijah Iles House will open to the public on Saturday, April 24, from noon to 4 pm.

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Quincy ReOpening Historic Sites
Monday, March 8, 2021 1:38 PM

The Historical Society of Quincy & Adams County will soon be re-opening all of its properties to the public, including the Governor John Wood Mansion at 425 South 12th, Quincy.

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Shutt is New Executive Director of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum
Friday, March 5, 2021 8:53 PM

Christina M. Shutt has been selected to lead the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

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Spirit of Lincoln selections coming soon!
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:55 PM

Looking for Lincoln and STC present selections from the musical play 'Spirit of Lincoln'

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Spirit of Lincoln Stocking Stuffers
Saturday, December 19, 2020 2:39 PM

Still looking for a perfect stocking stuffer for that Lincoln or history buff?

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Kathryn Harris, SJR First Citizen 2020
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 11:24 PM

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.

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Spirit of Lincoln performs at the Hoogland
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 11:24 PM

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.

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Virtual Evergreen Cemetery Walk 2020
Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:08 AM

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.

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