From the earthen-mound remnants at Cahokia Mounds to the forts and homes of the early French inhabitants. To the homes, court houses, cottages, mansions and memorials of the rugged and stalwart individuals that make up the rich history of Illinois. It is also deeply rooted in the legacy of one the greatest US presidents - Abraham Lincoln. Illinois has a rich and noble historical heritage with more than 2.5 million annual visitors.
Save Illinois History has been founded as a vehicle to continue to support, educate and raise awareness of our lush Illinois history.
Top two images of Fort de Chartres from Wikipedia User:Kbh3rd.
Photos of Cahokia Courthouse by Robert Lawton.
Other photos and copy from Save Illinois History.