Research & Collections Center, Springfield

Where THE Rivers Meet: The Confluence of the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois Rivers

Mississippi Byway
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Friday, May 3, 2019 - 7:00am to Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 8:00pm
Join us as we explore a 30-mile stretch of Illinois where the Illinois, Mississippi, and Missouri rivers meet. Known as the American Bottom, the region is a rich storybook of earth, natural, and human history that has transpired in one of the great river

World War I

portrait and military helmet
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Special Programs Room
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
World War I forever changed the military, social, and economic fabric of the world. Join Dr. Chris McDonald of Lincoln Land Community College as he shares the significance behind WWI artifacts from the Illinois State Museum's collections.

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