Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Little Lincoln’s Fireside Tales: Be Brave

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

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…

History Happy Hour – Invasion of the Body Snatchers: The Plot to Steal Abraham Lincoln’s Body

Anvil & Forge 619 East Washington St, Springfield, IL

Stop by Anvil & Forge Brewing and Distilling after work on Wednesday, March 23 to grab a drink and hear an engaging story from our historians during "History Happy Hour"! It was a comedy of errors! Incompetent robbers tried to steal Abraham Lincoln’s body and bumbling officials almost let them get away with it. Learn…

2022 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…

Susan Lawrence Dana – A Community Trailblazer

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

Political activism has long been embedded in Springfield culture. Susan Lawrence Dana, a Springfield socialite and heiress, used her platform to promote progressive social change, and she regularly advocated for the rights of women and African Americans. Join Katie Brethorst in a discussion of Dana’s advocacy in honor of Women’s History Month on March 30,…

Joliet Area Historical Museum – Great Moments in Vinyl Plays U2

Joliet Area Historical Museum 204 N Ottawa St, Joliet, IL

Great Moments In Vinyl plays U2 in the Joliet Area Historical Museum's Indoor Auditorium Theater on the rescheduled date of Friday, April 1st at 7pm (doors open at 6:15pm) Full Beverage Bar & Access to all Museum Galleries. MUSEUM HOURS: The Museum is open for visitors Wednesday thru Sunday 10am to 5pm.

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