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News - Department of History, Illinois State University News

Lincoln Class visits Springfield

Professor Dan Stump once again took students in his Lincoln class to Springfield to visit the tomb, the museum, the Old State House and Lincoln’s Home. Our donors make these field trips possible. Thank you!

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2015 Fall Speaker Series

Historian John David Smith

Soldiering for Freedom author

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Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation, and Black Union Troops

7 p.m.

Thursday, October 8

Bone Student Center Prairie Room

Sponsored by the Department of History, the Office of the President, the McLean County Museum of History, the Harold K. Sage Foundation and the Illinois State University Foundation Fund

logoThe Illinois State University Department of History, McLean County Museum of History and the Regional Office of Education #17 invite you to attend the 2016 free history symposium for all secondary teachers.  Students & Future Teachers are also welcome.

Friday, January 29, 2016   at the McLean County Museum of History

For more information or to register  go to:

To submit a presentation proposal:

Email History

Department of History
Normal, Il 61790-4420
Phone: (309) 438-5641
Fax: (309) 438-5607