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LDN: 25 Apr., 2018
Amazing Downtown Attic Yields
Some of Lincolnís Earliest History


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          114 N Chicago St., Lincoln  62656
Hours:       Tue, Thur, Fri: 11 am to 4 pm 2nd & 4th Sat: 10 am to 1 pm

  
        new Spring 2018 Issue Now Available                   < click above for a glimpse of one page of current 18-page Spring 2018 issue of R&B >

1 May, 2017 Lin. Courier: The Mill Starts A New Life
As a Rte. 66 Museum of Yesteryears
1 May, 2017 Lin. Daily News:  Slideshow  <-- click here
       
2017 Spring Issue
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21 May, 2017 LDN: Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society recognizes Logan County law practices

  LCGHS announces arrival
 of "Days Gone By"
... available at the Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society, 114 N. Chicago St. Books may be purchased Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. & 2nd Saturday of the month (10 - 1). Cost of the book is $38 each. 217-732-3200. 
LONG-AWAITED STORY:
 The One Room Logan County School House


UP-COMING MEETINGS / PROGRAMS

LCGHS has been given permission to use State Bank's parking lot next to LCGHS for the program meetings. 
Street construction in down-town Lincoln has limited the parking on the streets in the vicinity of LCGHS.

LCGHS  MEETING

Monday April 16, 2018 at 6:30 pm

The April program will be presented by Bill Donath. The society received a donation from the Shew family. This collection includes print jobs and newspaper prints from the Lincoln Herald Newspaper. The print jobs date back to 1896-1900 and the newspapers in this collection date back to 1873-1895.

 

 
All meetings are on the 3rd Mondays of each month (except for December) at 6:30 pm, with
the speaker being first on the agenda. We look forward to seeing you.  Please call Carol Farmer,
Vice-President and Program Chairperson, with suggestions for programs at 217-871-3510.




2018
memberships:  Cost is $15 for single; $20 for two persons at same address. 
 Send or stop by LCGHS.  Donations are always welcomed.

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OLD  LINCOLN  CHRISTIAN  CHURCH  WAS  SITE  OF  LOGAN  COUNTY  SEAT (1857-1858)

The plaque testifies that in 1857 and 1858, after a fire destroyed the Logan County Courthouse, court was held at the church and that Abraham Lincoln heard cases in the church. The plaque will now be placed on display in the church.  <-- click here for more

Photo by  Nila Smith        (click on image for larger version)

Note:  Geoff Ladd, former Logan County Tourism Director & currently volunteer Director of the Mill on Route 66 Committee, has been spearheading the Mill renovation for several years.

           






4 May, 2016 Lincoln Daily News:  Historical Society recognizes the Logan County Bar  (founded in 1862)

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