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Tuesday’s Tip – Read Forgotten Tales of Illinois

The History Press’s Forgotten Tales of Illinois by Bryan Alaspa is a book about twenty-four well-known and not so well-known and forgotten tales of Illinois history. Some of the events were so incredible and devastating that I could not believe I had never heard about them prior to reading this book. The author tells the […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Read Haunted Springfield, Illinois

I have visited Springfield, Illinois, many times in the last twelve years, but it wasn’t until 2011 that I really toured Springfield. I visited Lincoln’s home, the national park surrounding his home, the Old State Capitol, the new Capitol building, his old law office, and various other places around town. I also spent a considerable […]

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Illinois State Genealogical Society Press Release FGS2011

For Immediate Release INSIDER’s guide to illinois genealogy Illinois State Genealogical Society Debuts New Guide for Family Historians with Prairie State Ancestors September 8, 2011 – Springfield, IL. The Illinois State Genealogical Society (ISGS) proudly announces the debut of the Insider’s Guide To Illinois Genealogy – a handy reference guide for family historians and genealogists. […]

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