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Illinois Stories

From the Decatur Celebration and the Farm Progress Show to the storied ferris wheels of Jacksonville; from Lincoln's footsteps in Springfield and New Salem to the historic barns of the Macomb area; from the river heritage of Quincy and Hannibal to the bounty of the richest farmland on earth, Mark McDonald takes us through a Central Illinois we thought we knew.

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This Week On Illinois Stories

October 1-7

Taylorville Club Cars -- They used to be known as golf carts, but now these handy transports are big business.
Thursday, Oct. 1, 6:30 PM
Sunday, Oct. 4, 4:30 PM
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 6:30 PM

Lincoln’s Undying Words -- This exhibit at the ALPM contains the carriage Lincoln rode in to Washington, DC and the bed he died in, among many other treasures.
Sunday, Oct. 4, 4:00 PM
Monday, Oct. 5, 6:30 PM

St. Rose of Lima -- The Catholic Diocese closed this beautiful Quincy church down, but the persistent work of one man convinced the Bishop to use it again as a “Latin only” church.
Friday, Oct. 2, 6:30 PM
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 6:30 PM

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