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[Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society]     [Mt. Pulaski Courthouse]      [Abraham Lincoln in Logan County, 1834-1860]      Elkhart  Historical Society                                   Logan Co. Cemetery Listings

Membership runs from January 1 to December 31.
Membership includes four quarterlies.
To receive a Membership Card, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Multiple year memberships are appreciated

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Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society honors Paul Beaver and Violet Scully for contributions to Logan County and Illinois <-- click here

[March 13, 2019]   LINCOLN - In 2017 the Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society had the opportunity to nominate two people from our community whom they felt had shaped the history of Illinois. This was to be a nomination that would bring to the forefront two of our finest people during the Illinois Bicentennial celebrations in 2018.  According to LCG&HS President Diane Osborn the Society members gave this a great deal of thought. They considered naming Abraham Lincoln but opted not to for a couple of reasons. They felt that while Lincoln was an integral part of Logan County history, he was not a Logan County native. Furthermore, the society felt that there would be many other communities who would also recognize Lincoln. This local organization wanted the opportunity to recognize that there were others who had a very positive impact on our county.

          114 N Chicago St., Lincoln  62656
Hours:       Tue, Thur, Fri: 11 am to 4 pm 2nd & 4th Sat: 10 am to 1 pm

LCGHS  Membership  Forms <-- click here 
2020 memberships:
 Cost is $15 for single; $20 for two persons at same address.  Send or stop by LCGHS.  Donations are always welcomed.

[Membership includes
copy of the LCGHS Quarterly]

click here for access to 18-page Spring 2018 issue of R&B
Snippet from 2019-2020 Winter Quarterly --->

Snippet  from 2019 2020 Winter Quarterly  --->


January 20: Diane Osborn will share photos from our collection. Also: Installation of new officers.
       The photo collection of the Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society will be showcased by Diane Osborn, past president of the society.  Among featured items will be Lincoln Street scenes dating back to horse and carriage and street car tracks days, an 1893 aerial photo of the City of Lincoln, a 1955 aerial view of Lincoln State School, photos of Lincoln Lakes, and other pictures and collectibles.
February 17: Members & guests bring item or photo from their family history for “Show and Tell.”

March 16: Pastor John Johnson on, “Abraham Lincoln Circuit Rider.”

Most meetings are on the 3rd Mondays of each month (except for December) at 6:30 pm, with
the speaker being first on the agenda. We look forward to seeing you. 

The Mill Museum in Lincoln, IL is designed like a Dutch windmill. We were so honored to have the Dutch Route 66 Association visit our Mill on Friday, 9/6/19. Many thanks to Dries Bessels & the Dutch Route 66 Association for visiting & giving us the thumbs up! -Geoff Ladd

1 May, 2017 Lin. Courier: The Mill Starts A New Life
As a Rte. 66 Museum of Yesteryears
1 May, 2017 Lin. Daily News:  Slideshow  <-- click here

2017 Spring Issue
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May, 2017 LDN: Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society recognized Logan County law practices

LCGHS announces arrival of "Days Gone By" ... available at the Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society, 114 N. Chicago St. Books may be purchased Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. & 2nd Saturday of the month (10 - 1). Cost of the book is $38 each. 217-732-3200. 
 The One Room Logan County School House

It is with great sadness that LCGHS announces the passing
 of our Vice-President and Program Chairperson, Carol Farmer. 

memberships:  Cost is $15 for single; $20 for two persons at same address. 
 Send or stop by LCGHS.  Donations are always welcomed.

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4 May, 2016 Lincoln Daily News:  Historical Society recognizes the Logan County Bar  (founded in 1862)

Robert Sullivan, Commander of American Legion Post 263, and Casey Lore, Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1756 each received a copy of the book,
Generosity, The Story of Logan County During The Great War, for their respective organizations. The books were donated by Bill Donath, author of the book, as a commemoration of 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day.