The public will have an opportunity Sunday to tour one of the oldest structures in Davenport prior to work beginning to rehab the building into new apartments.
Men scratched notes to their families. "Dear wife, Goodbye. Forgive me. Take care of all the children." Another wrote, "Tell dad to quit the mine and take care of mom."
From plowing farm fields to crewing B-17 Flying Fortresses, remarkable careers in aviation have gone airborne in DeWitt County. Their stories are being preserved in a new aviation exhibit at the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum.
We look at 18 presidents who have visited the Twin Cities and surrounding areas.
A look back at historic front pages found in the archives of The Pantagraph. Find more Bloomington-Normal newspaper editions at Pantagraph.com/Archives.
Linden. Emerson. Hershey. Let's look at the stories behind these roadway names.
The Prairie State is home to towns like Moonshine, Chicken Bristle, Gross, Sandwich, Hicks and many more...
The Illinois State Museum is collecting items related to Route 66 for an upcoming exhibit.
The first part of the video drone series "Uniquely Illinois" looks at Abraham Lincoln's relationship to the land and people of the state.
A 110-year-old electric passenger train car that was once outfitted with sleeping rooms may once again lodge overnight travelers. Or so its new owner hopes.
Veterans groups from across the twin cities sponsored a Veterans Day observance at the McLean County Museum of History, Thursday.
Anyone walking the grounds of the huge Quarters One residence on Arsenal Island might notice a small limestone wall in the lawn northeast of what was once the arsenal commander’s home.
Al Capone may have died nearly 75 years ago but it's clear interest in the infamous Chicago gangster is very much alive after some of his prized possessions were auctioned off over the weekend for at least $3 million.
Oct. 8 marks a century and a half since a massive fire destroyed about a third of Chicago, changing the city and fire codes forever. AccuWeather hears from historian Carl Smith on how weather shaped that fateful day.
Starting Thursday, the recently-restored desk Lincoln used to write the famous speech will be on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum for the next six months.
The desk used by President Abraham Lincoln to write his first inaugural address will be on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum for at least six months after being restored. READ MORE HERE.
For one Central Illinois veteran, his experiences serving in Afghanistan taught him how to be a leader. For another, it soured him to the entire war.
The restoration of a turn-of-the-century sleeping car will require significant public support but that is just the start of David Parker's journey.
Fifty years after his death, the legacy of one of Bloomington's favorite sons, Adlai Stevenson II, lives on. Stevenson served one term as Illinois governor and was defeated twice for president by Dwight D. Eisenhower before stepping in to his best-known role, that of U.S. ambassador to the U…
Illinois has a colorful history, with connections to notorious mobsters, bandits and thieves since the territorial days through the Great Depression. Here are 20 outlaws and their stories:
Here's a look at noteworthy people who have lived in the Decatur area.
Ever wonder why we have a Pancake Street and Butchers Lane? Did you know there's a Sesame Street in Bloomington? Check out these interesting streets and how they got their names.
Guy Fraker, a retired Bloomington attorney and Lincoln scholar, speaks at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum where he donated a letter written by Lincoln that shows a turning point in his career that ultimately led him to the White House.