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[Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society]     [Mt. Pulaski Courthouse]      [Abraham Lincoln in Logan County, 1834-1860]                                         Logan Co. Cemetery Listings
          114 N Chicago St., Lincoln  62656
Hours:       Tue, Thur, Fri: 11 am to 4 pm 2nd & 4th Sat: 10 am to 1 pm

LCGHS hosted open house on Tuesday, Dec. 5 <-- click for LDN story

The Society was also selling a printed copy of it's membership newsletter for the fourth quarter, which by design contained a history of the life of the Lincoln Depot.

The center is open each Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the second and fourth Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This LCG&HS is a great place to Christmas shop with a nice selection of books by local authors, many relating to local history and also the history of Abraham Lincoln, the city of Lincoln, and other communities around the county.

      LCGHS announces arrival of "Days Gone By" ... has arrived 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. 

 The One Room Logan
                              County School house

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

New Elkhart Historical Mural

< click on photo for more >


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.


Due to the cold weather predicted for this evening and later, the meeting for this evening has been cancelled. 

The presentation about the Shew Collection of Lincoln Herald Newspaper artifacts will be rescheduled to a later date. 

Bill Donath, Editor R&B

The Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society will meet on
 Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

Members are asked to bring an item of interest
 so others can guess what it is.

There will be a short program presented by Bill Donath.  The topic is
 The Shew Collection donation which includes Lincoln Herald newspapers that were found in the attic of the MKS Jewelry store.
The newspapers date 1873 to 1900.

Lincoln Daily News article <-- click here

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.

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

< click here for the membership form >


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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