Ten People From Illinois Who Changed History (Besides Abraham Lincoln)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Crest Hill Branch
Meeting Room A/B

Event Details

You probably know 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 historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., for this illustrated lecture commemorating the state’s 2018 bicentennial. We’ll look at ten intriguing people from Illinois, including heads of state, newsmakers, inventors, and others. They are all from Illinois -- and they all changed the world.

Event Type(s): Entertainment
Age Group(s): Adults, Seniors, Teens
Presenter: Dr. Leslie Goddard
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(815) 552-4280

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