Articles featuring Illinois history
New Philadelphia: Fertile Ground for Freedom
New Philadelphia remembered as an inspiring part of national history.
Illinois Farm Bureau Celebrates a Century
Illinois Farm Bureau looks back on a century of success.
Illinois Farm Bureau Centennial Photos
Browse historic photos in honor of the Illinois Farm Bureau centennial celebration.
Illinois Farm Bureau: A Timeline
Take a look back at the Illinois Farm Bureau’s important milestones over the years.
Destination Freedom on Illinois’ Underground Railroad Sites
Illinois' Underground Railroad sites highlight hidden history.
Presidential Ride on the Lincoln Train Project
The Lincoln Train Project pays tribute to one of America's greatest presidents through a recreation of the 1865...
Chicago: What’s In a Name?
Learn more about Chicago's nickname as "the windy city."
University of Illinois Extension Celebrates a Century of Service
The University of Illinois Extension service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.
Eli Bridge Co. Rides High Thanks to Wheels of Fortune
Eli Bridge Co. in Jacksonville, Illinois, has been manufacturing carnival rides such as the Scrambler and the Big...
Looking For Lincoln Off the Beaten Path
Dig deep into presidential history at attractions throughout the state that highlight the life of Abraham Lincoln.