Everyone knows Abraham Lincoln lived part of his life in Illinois, but did you know that Walt Disney, Betty Freidan and Charles Walgreen also called the Prairie State home? Join local historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., for this illustrated lecture commemorating the state’s 2018 bicentennial. She will examine ten intriguing people from Illinois, including heads of state, newsmakers, inventors, and others. They are all from Illinois and they all changed the world.
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