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[Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society                 [Logan Co. Tourism website]                   [Mt. Pulaski Courthouse]               [Abraham Lincoln in Logan County, 1834-1860]      
         [Mount Pulaski Township Historical  Society Museum]         
[Mount Pulaski Township Historical Society Website]          [Elkhart  Historical Society]         [Elkhart Historical Society Website]

                        (First Lincoln Namesake City)         
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Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society Museum & Office will be

Closed for repairs - opening TBA

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Lincoln College recipient of
Illinois State Historical Society award


“Our Cause Is Just” is the Civil War story of the John and Esther Hawes family from Eminence Township in Logan County near Atlanta, Illinois. The documentary is based upon letters written by brothers Henry and George Hawes and half-brother James Ewing—all three soldiers in battle—to parents John and Esther and family back home.  John Allert:

"John Washington Hawes, Esther Allen Musick. Esther was first married to Joseph F Ewing. George M and Henry Clay Hawes.
 John J Ewing and Louisa Ewing E Ewing Shores were brother and sister. The Musick family married into the Carlock, Judy
and Hatfield families. All my direct ancestors."

Snippet from 2018 R & B Winter Quarterly


Lincoln College held its first Hooding Ceremony for graduate students last Friday, December 10. The event marked the first time since 1919 Lincoln College has honored master’s degree candidates.  Sixteen students from the graduating cohort were hooded for their completion of the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership or Master of Business Administration degrees.
The institution announced the return of master’s degree options in 2019 as part of ongoing efforts to return to its roots as Lincoln University. Lincoln College was chartered as Lincoln University and offered baccalaureate and master’s degrees from 1865-1919. Since 2015, the institution expanded its degree offerings, transitioned to four-year athletics competing in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), remained committed to affordability via the price match guarantee, and most recently, announced in-demand online programs.
      "Degrees in Business and Organizational Leadership provide a wide range of career opportunities, preparing Lincoln College students for success post-graduation,” said David Gerlach, president of Lincoln College.  

link 1:  lincoln-college-holds-first-hooding-ceremony-for-graduate-students

Link 2:  Lincoln College Holds First Hooding Ceremony

Link 3:  Slide Show

20 June 1861 Where Does He Stand! The importance of the crisis has induced our intelligent correspondent "Senex," of Mt. Pulaski, to write the people a letter on Traitors.

In times like these we have a right to know who are the friends of the country, and we therefore insert his letter. If the "lawyer" spoken of is a loyal citizen, let him so declare himself; if his is an enemy, wishing the success of treason, it should be known. We deem it our duty to insert the letter and to ask him to come out and define his position, as the time for neutrality is passed. Do this soon, or the strong hand of Uncle Sam may close on the seat of your breeches and hold you up amid the curses and indignation of your countrymen, as an object of everlasting ridicule and disgrace!      SENEX Mt. Pulaski, June 10th.

Snippet from 2011 R & B Summer Quarterly

Snippet from 2018 R & B Summer Quarterly

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Students from Lincoln Zion Lutheran
& Middletown schools advanced
to the regional & state levels.

a revisit of Abraham
Lincoln's 1857 Almanac Trial

The face of our country’s 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, in Chestnut’s United Methodist church stained glass window.


Lincoln house bought from Sears, Roebuck & Company catalog

John W. Durdle of Hopedale
 authority on windmills
Lincoln’s Civil War Balloon Corps

The Yankee Windmill Co.
of Mt. Pulaski (circa 1902

 <--  Snippet from 2014
 R & B Winter Quarterly
Snippet from 2020 R & B Winter Quarterly

This newly processed accession was donated by the Horchem family of Middletown. Three of the fifty-nine pages in the scrapbook are presented here to give you an idea of the contents. We love getting donations of this type preserving Logan County History. The year 2020 is the 75th anniversary of the end of WW II

Lincoln Daily News <--click here
        Lincoln  Lakes          Lincoln State School               Lincoln Brass Band                    Lincoln Stetson China factory         handmade by women in Middletown for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the Atlanta Wide Awakes
 (founded in 1862)
4 May, 2016 Lincoln Daily News:  Historical Society recognizes the Logan County Bar  
May, 2017 LDN:
Logan County Genealogical &
Historical Society recognized Logan County law practices

Remembering The Tropics: Lincoln, Illinois' Route 66 roadside oasis

2012 Lecture: the interurban”, an unusual and unique service provider which ran on electricity and was partially responsible for bringing electricity to several small towns and rural areas