Posts Tagged ‘History’
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A historical marker has been placed on a home north of Chicago where radio and TV legend Jack Benny lived as a teenager.
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Aldermen in Moline want more information from Illinois transportation officials before deciding what to do with the city’s historic train depot.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Western Illinois officials say a centuries-old tree might not been infected with Dutch elm disease based on preliminary tests.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The bicentennial of Illinois’ statehood is still four years away, but it’s apparently not too soon to start preparing.
CHICAGO (AP) _ An upcoming Illinois Historic Preservation Agency meeting will explore possible options for including Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood in the National Park System.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A documentary project about Abraham Lincoln has scanned two previously unknown papers from the former president for its collection.