10 Things You Didn’t Know About The History Of Illinois

By virtue of going to school in Illinois, you learn bits and pieces about the school’s history and take a fieldtrip or two to an historic site. But there are are so many things we never really learn about our state in those classes. Here are some facts about Illinois you might not have known.

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This sure would have made history class more entertaining!