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
Caterpillar Visitors Center -- Peoria has a new tourist attraction and it demonstrates the company’s global reach. Thursday, March 6, 6:30 PM
Tuesday, March 11, 6:30 PM
Jacksonville Art Glass -- This company of artisans demonstrates how stained glass windows are replaced and repaired for churches across the state.
Monday, March 10, 6:30 PM
Stephen Douglas 200th Birthday -- This story reveals Quincy’s strong connection to the Supreme Court Justice and U.S. Senator.
Friday, March 7, 6:30 PM
Wednesday, March 12, 6:30 PM