5 Dec., 2016 New Herald News:
celebrates the season with a Christmas Open
29 Nov., 2016 LDN:
Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society
Christmas Open House
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26, 2016 New Herald News: –
The Logan County Genealogical and
Historical Society, 114 N. Chicago
Street, will host a Christmas Open House
on Saturday, December 3, from 10 a.m. to
noon. Punch and cookies will be served
while guests browse a selection of
Christmas gift items ranging from books
to an Abraham Lincoln bust, Abe
placemats, Christmas ornaments and
memberships or Pioneer Certificates.
Books include Bill Donath's Generosity
and Gary Duane Blessman's The Logan
Regiment...the 106th Illinois Regiment.
Gold ornaments include the Logan
County Courthouses, Lincoln City Hall,
Lincoln Public Library, Abraham Lincoln
Memorial Hospital, the Earl Hargrove
Chapel and Lincoln Christian College and
Seminary; Lincoln College University
Hall, The Arcade Building, Lincoln
Rallies the People, and the 175th
anniversary of Logan County. A silver
ornament of the Knapp/Chestnut/Becker
Library in Middletown is also available.
Each boxed ornament comes with its own
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Nov. 11, 2016 – New
County Genealogical & Historical Society to
present Wheat Weaving program Nov. 21.
The Logan County Genealogical & Historical
Society will hold its November meeting on
Monday, November 21 at the Center at 114 N
Chicago St at 6:30 PM.
The speaker this month will be Mrs Dianne
Ruff, who will give a presentation on
the art of Wheat Weaving – an ancient
practice celebrating the harvest season.
Ruff's interest in the craft began when she
attended her first National Association of
Wheat Weaving convention with her mother,
Berniece Naffziger. She has attended every
convention since - which are held in various
places across the country. She has taken
classes in Mexico and England and is both a
designer and teacher of many projects at
conventions. Ruff loves to share her passion
with others and gives presentations at local
shows and meetings.
During the presentation she will discuss the
small and large aspects of this art,
including plaiting, tied work, spun straw
threads, and weaving. This is a free event
and public is invited
18, 2016 – The July meeting
of the Logan County Genealogical& Historical
Society will be Monday, July 18 at 6:30 at the center, 114 N.
Chicago Street, Lincoln. The program will
feature past superintendent of the Logan County Cemetery
Association, Darrell White.
The public is invited to attend.
June 20, 2016 - Nancy Brace Schaub explained the
identification of vintage jewelry
24 June., 2016 LDN:
illuminates the history of jewelry
May 16, 2016 - Bob McCue presented the
history of his great grandfather, Capt. Adam Bogardus
The wild and colorful life of Captain Adam
May 14, 2016 New
Herald News– The
May meeting of the Logan County Genealogical
& Historical Society will be held on Monday,
May 16 at 6:30 pm at the Center, located at
112 Chicago Street, Lincoln.
The topic for this month will be Captain
Adam H Bogardus, a noted former resident of
Logan County. He was a friend and partner of
Wild Bill Cody, and a champion of Wingshot
of America. The program will be presented by
his great great grandson, Bob McCue, a
resident of Mt Pulaski.
presentation is free and open to the public.
The story of this colorful figure of Logan
County history should be both entertaining
and educational. A wealth of family
histories information is available at the
Logan County Genealogical & Historical
Society Center. Those interested in
researching their family roots are always
May 16, 2016 -
Bob McCue will present the
history of his great grandfather,
Capt. Adam Bogardus
<-- click here for LDN article of 14 May, 2016
Adam Bogardus Family & Interment Information
<-- click here
program will be Dan Tackett with his guitar &
Tom Peifer, is the current owner
and caretaker of a sesquicentennial farm. Tom will
provide a history of his family's 150 year relationship
with the land for which he now is responsible.
The Centennial Farms Program honors
generations of farmers who have worked to maintain
family farms in Illinois. To qualify for a Centennial
Farm status, an agricultural property must have been
owned by the same family of lineal or collateral
descendants for at least 100 years. Mr Peifer's
farm has been in his family for nearly 150 years, so he
will qualify for the Sesquicentennial Farm program.
February 15, 2016
John Durdle, will
entertain the audience with information about
windmills. John is an avid collector and
restorer of these fascinating machines. John W.
Durdle of Hopedale will present a power point
program on windmills at the Monday, February 15
meeting of the Logan County Genealogical &
Historical Society, 114 N. Chicago St., Lincoln,
IL, at 6:30 PM.
[4 Feb., 2016 New Herald News: LCGHS presents
Windmill program <-- click here]
6 Feb., 2016 LDN:
Origins and history of windmills to be topic at
next meeting of the Logan County Genealogical
and Historical Society <--
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All meetings are at 6:30 pm, with
the speakers 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
LCGHS Programs & Events <-- click here