‘Filled to the Brim’ Video Series Highlights Local History

November 1, 2021

Filled to the Brim: Tales, Towns & Tours is an engaging new video series highlighting historic sites and attractions within the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area.  Each three- minute episode is told by local voices, and highlights a unique location visitors can explore within a a Looking for Lincoln community in Illinois.

You can view them on YouTube here.

The first episode in the Filled to the Brim series highlights the Governor Duncan Mansion in Jacksonville, Illinois. Susan Hardin, the curator at the Governor Duncan Mansion, shares fun antidotes and stories about the Duncan family, and the establishment of this beautiful site, and how it was integral to Illinois’ history.

“There are so many wonderful places to visit in the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area.” said Sarah Watson. “This video series will bring attention to these hidden treasures, and will open the door to visitors to discover these hidden gems in our state.”

Stories are posted on the Looking for Lincoln’s Facebook and YouTube Channels. Looking for Lincoln is confident that Filled to the Brim Tales, Towns & Tours will encourage visitors to explore the many sites and attractions connected to Abraham Lincoln’s life and times in the National Heritage Area. 

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