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Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

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2022 Old Joliet Prison Tours

Old Joliet Prison 1125 Collins St, Joliet

The Old Joliet Prison tour program is primarily managed by the Joliet Area Historical Museum, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit entity, in partnership with the City of Joliet. The proceeds from activities will be…

Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon

Downtown Springfield #1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

Run Where Lincoln Walked APRIL 2, 2022 #1 Old State Capitol Plaza Springfield, Illinois​ Join us on the first Saturday of April as runners from many states and countries take in Abraham Lincoln sites during this scenic Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon. This USATF certified course will immerse you in Lincoln history unlike any other race!…

Elkhart Historical Society Wildflower Nature Walks

Elkhart Cemetery - Gillett Chapel 8 Governor's Dr., Elkhart

The Elkhart Historical Society is delighted to announce its April events, starting with the much- anticipated Wildflower Nature Walks, each Saturday in April. (2nd ,9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th ). This includes a 10a or 2p walk each Saturday, weather permitting, by reservation only. It is exciting to see the progression of the various flowering…

Abe for All: Sensory-Free Night

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum 212 N 6th St, Springfield

“Abe for All” is a series of learning experiences supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion tied to National Days of Awareness. Intentional activities are planned to engage guests as we work together to make President Lincoln’s legacy more accessible to all. - Museum will have modifications to lights and sound throughout - Quiet places and…

Lexington House on 66 Open House

Lexington House on 66 1002 W. Walnut Ave., Lexington

The public is invited to the Open House for Lexington House on 66 B&B on April 2, 2022, from 4pm-7pm. The RAD Pad - A touch of yesterday to experience today! This Groovy house with its park like backyard, is just feet away from historic Route 66 in Lexington, Illinois. Take the bikes at the…

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