State of Sound: A World of Music from Illinois

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

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A special exhibit telling the story of Illinois music opened Friday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, with stunning artifacts from legends like Miles Davis,…

History Comes Alive Returns for 12th Season

Springfield, IL 3 W Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

This summer History Comes Alive returns for its 12th season as Abraham and Mary Lincoln lead a cast of characters for a trip back in time that you won't want to miss. Meet the Lincolns at historic sites throughout the city, like the world-class Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, where you can learn about…

Elkhart Historical Society Dinner Lecture – The Battle for Napoleon Hollow or a Series of Unfortunate Events

Horsefeathers/Wild Hare Cafe 104 Governor Oglesby St, Elkhart

The Elkhart Historical Society is pleased to announce the June 18 dinner lecture, ”The Battle for Napoleon Hollow or a Series of Unfortunate Events,” presented by retired IDOT District 6 civil engineer Ken Lazar. Although the original idea of Interstate 72 was proposed in the late 1960s, and segments were built in the 1970s the…

Landmarks Illinois Annual Meeting

Landmarks Illinois 30 N Michigan Ave #2020, Chicago

Join Landmarks Illinois for their 2021 Annual Meeting in June! This year marks Landmarks Illinois' 50th Anniversary, and we want to share with our members and supporters how we are marking this important milestone and planning for the next 50 years of preservation in Illinois! We will provide updates on how we are putting your donations…

Atlanta’s Free Walking Tour

Downtown Atlanta 114 SW. Arch St, Atlanta

Join Atlanta Tourism on June 27th at 3:30pm for a free walking tour of Historic Downtown Atlanta, right off of Route 66 and I-55! Meet at the Visitors Center on Arch! With less than a mile of walking, see what makes Atlanta unique from our Smiley Water Tower to our 2 sites listed on the…