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Bicentennial Illinois

Becoming a State the Illinois Way: Creative Accounting and Humble Beginnings with Tara McClellan McAndrew

Date

November 17, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location

Madden Auditorium

Ages

Adults
Seniors


Details

Two hundred years ago, Illinois' leaders were working hard to make our wild western territory a state. Hear how they fudged numbers to cinch the deal and met the challenges of shaping a new state government (like finding a place to meet) in this interesting and entertaining talk by Tara McClellan McAndrew, an award-winning history writer and author from Springfield.

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