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[Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society]     [Mt. Pulaski Courthouse]      [Abraham Lincoln in Logan County, 1834-1860]                                         Logan Co. Cemetery Listings



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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
<-- click here
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  MEETINGS:

July 16: Dale Jenkins, Amtrak in 1974

August 11: Special program, Terry Lowe, Lincoln Heritage Museum on Lincoln College Campus at 2 pm on a Saturday.

August 20: Pam Moriearty: Historic program on Honey Bees in Logan County

September 17: Bob Neil Home on Elkhart Hill, Program and Tour, car pool from the Historical Center here.

October 15: Jim Struebing-Logan County Prairie Years.

November 19: Annual LCGHS Dinner and program and short meeting.  Chuck McCue who will be giving the program on Gov. Richard Oglesby and Abraham Lincoln Acquaintances.  Location to be announced.

 
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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