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Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

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…

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.

Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon

Downtown Springfield #1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield, IL

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, IL

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, IL

“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…

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