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Stories with place: Lincoln
  • EXCHANGE: Mascoutah exhibit honors Civil War era 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:34 am
  • MASCOUTAH, Illinois - One hundred and fifty years after the Mascoutah area sent 464 men to fight in the Civil War, the Mascoutah Heritage Museum has opened an exhibit honoring them and the families, friends and neighbors they left behind.

  • Illinois man recreating Lincoln funeral train car 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 1:40 pm
  • ELGIN, Illinois - To mark the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination next year, an Illinois man is constructing a full-size replica of the funeral train car that carried the president's body from Washington, D.C., to his final resting place in Springfield.

  • Illinois honors Hillary Clinton with Lincoln award 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 1:29 pm
  • CHICAGO - Former U.S. first lady and secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton is to receive "The Order of Lincoln" award in her home state of Illinois.