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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 used to expand the Museum’s mission to preserve and disseminate the history of Joliet, as well as to fund much-needed measures to secure and stabilize…

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 ).…

2022 Cool Cruisers Cruise Ins at Motorheads

Route 66 Motorheads Bar-Grill-Museum 600 Toronto Rd, Springfield

Join the Cool Cruisers at Route 66 MotorHeads Bar, Grill, & Museum for the 2022 cruise-in season! The Cool Cruisers are a group of Central Illinois car enthusiasts who enjoy having cruise ins to show off their cars and gathering to share stories and kick a few tires. They have several events this year at Motorheads and…

Little Lincoln’s Fireside Tales: Classics

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

Little Lincoln’s Fireside Tales is a story time that incorporates hands-on activities, arts and crafts, and exciting books for children five and younger and their caregivers. This month’s theme is “Classics!” Join Miss Corinne on Tuesday, April 26th at 10:00 AM as we share stories and activities that highlight some of our all-time favorite books!…

Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum hosts Holocaust memorial event

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

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will remember Holocaust victims, survivors and their families on Tuesday, April 26, in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Springfield. The “Evening of Remembrance” will commemorate Yom HaShoah, an annual worldwide observance of more than six million Jews and others murdered and persecuted through Nazi…

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