2023 Old Joliet Prison Tours

Old Joliet Prison 1125 Collins St, Joliet, IL

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…

History Makers to Honor Six Community Leaders

McLean County Museum of History/Cruisin' with Lincoln 66 Visitors Center 200 N. Main Street, Bloomington, IL

Bloomington – The McLean County Museum of History will reveal the names of six recipients of the 2023 History Makers award at a press conference at the Museum on Thursday,…

Springfield’s History Comes Alive 14th Season

Springfield, IL Springfield, IL

This summer History Comes Alive returns for its 14th Season as Abraham and Mary Lincoln lead a cast of characters on a trip back in time! Meet the Lincolns at…

Champagne British Car Festival

David Davis Mansion 1000 Monroe Dr., Bloomington, IL

The Festival weekend includes the Champagne British Car Show on beautiful Clover Lawn of David Davis Mansion, Bloomington, IL. The David Davis Mansion provides a wonderful backdrop to display over 125 British cars at this popular annual event, organized by members of the Illinois Flat Land British Car Club. Along with the usual influx of…

Edwardsville West End Station Visitor Center Grand Opening

West End Station Visitor Center 620 St. Louis St., Edwardsville, IL

Come to Edwardsville and watch the Grand Opening ceremony for West End Station! This former Route 66 service station turned dental office is being retooled as an interpretive center about Route 66, which originally traversed Edwardsville and wound its way past the station. The Grand Opening is on Friday, June 9th, from 9-10am. The newly…