County Genealogical & Historical Society]
Lincoln in Logan County, 1834-1860]
114 N Chicago St., Lincoln
Fri: 11 am to 4 pm
2nd & 4th Sat: 10 am to 1 pm
Presidents of the United
States are featured in the February window of
the Logan County Genealogical & Historical
114 N. Chicago St. Pictures, commemorative
plates, and books are displayed in addition to a
Plates featuring Abraham Lincoln are available
UP-COMING MEETINGS /
Feb. 20th Meeting:
Postcard and Bible
collections of the
Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society
will be on display during Monday night’s 6:30
p.m. presentation by President Diane Osborn.
Although based on a large donation received from
the Shirley/Goode family of Hartsburg, the
program will also feature the Society’s entire
collections. The Shirley/Goode collection
includes a book of family tintypes, the 1873
Bible of Henry and Martha Shirley, genealogy
folders, and a sizeable postcard collection
dating from 1907.
Other Bibles on display
will be the 1872 Bible of F. M. and E. Hayes of
Lincoln and the 1857 Bible of David Birk and
who were married in Mt. Pulaski. Other
Postcards to be shown are an embossed Hartsburg,
IL card, a Greetings from Atlanta, IL card, and
the entire Lincoln, IL collection.
Duplicate cards and copies will be available for
sale or order.
All meetings are on the
3rd Mondays of each month (except for December) at 6:30 pm,
being first on the agenda. We look forward to seeing
you. Please call Carol Farmer,
Program Chairperson, with suggestions for programs at
Cost is $15 for single; $20 for
two persons at same address.
Send or stop by LCGHS.
Donations are always welcomed.
click here for the membership form >
4 May, 2016 Lincoln Daily News:
Historical Society recognizes the Logan County
(founded in 1862)