Tuesday, August 30, 2011
The annual Conference on Illinois History is scheduled for September 29-30, 2011. A dinner will take place on Thursday evening at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum with the history sessions taking place at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in downtown Springfield. The conference is the state's largest meeting devoted to the history of the Prairie State. This is the thirteenth year of the conference, which is sponsored by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation.
The conference will feature topics that include politics, architecture, community studies, Abraham Lincoln, African American history, and the Civil War. Teachers will benefit from workshops on a variety of topics.
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