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Chronology of Illinois History
Details in table form major dates in Illinois history from 10,0000 BC to 1999.
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
collecting, preserving, and interpreting the historical heritage and culture of the state of Illinois
Illinois History Pages
Courtesy of Infobahn Outfitters.
The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection.
Illinois State Museum
Fine art, anthropology, and natural history come together.
The Page of Everything Frith
Profiles the life and crimes of Thurman Kingsbury Thriff, who was convicted for two murders in 1978.
Protestant Exiles from Madeira in Illinois
A group of religious exiles from Madeira (Portuguese islands off the coast of Morocco) settled in Illinois in the 1850s. This website chronicles this episode and identifies some place names of probable Portuguese origin.
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