NEW SALEM STATE PARK
http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/newsalem/salemtour.htm
A wonderfully recreated village a short distance northwest of Springfield, Illinois. At various times the village also has people in period clothing in the village structures performing work of the era.

TAYLORVILLE, ILLINOIS
http://www.taylorville.net/Historical_Society.htm
A nearby community with an interest in preserving their history.


ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
http://www.historyillinois.org/
The Illinois State Historical Society was founded in 1899 to support the Illinois State Historical Library and to encourage research and writing on subjects of Illinois history. Though independent of the State of Illinois and the Historical Library since 1997, the Illinois State Historical Society actively promotes the study of Illinois history. The Society encourages everyone from University scholars to local historians to take an active part in Illinois history. The Society is a not-for-profit organization which depends solely on membership dues, gifts, bequests, and foundation grants to support, preserve, and disseminate the story of Illinois and its people.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY
http://www.alplm.org/home.html
A new and wonderful library in nearby Springfield, Illinois attracting visitors from around the world.


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Rochester Historical Preservation Society