The art of threshing broom corn

I love fall festivals and I loved the chance to see Quinn Brown’s corn threshing machine at the Half Century of Progress show. Quinn...

National Radon Conference hits Springfield

All the year’s I worked in the Illinois State Radon Program, we never had a conference in Springfield, Illinois, but this year, here it...

Allis Chalmers Collectors come to Macoupin Historical Society Festival

The weekend of September 21-22nd the weather was picture perfect in central Illinois and the festival gods shined down on the Macoupin County Historical...

Movie Theater displays Coca Cola Collection

One of our favorite movie theaters is located in Litchfield, Illinois. West Side Cinema has good movie selections at a reasonable price for both...

Lew Wallace Study

Lew Wallace was a totally fascinating man. As a young man he did not do well in his studies, but this appears to be...