Illinois People, Places, History,

Plants and Animals

Archaeology

Cohokia Mounds (Cahokia, IL)

Dickson Mounds (Lewiston, IL)

Illinois State Museum(Springfield, IL)

     

Architecture

Chicago Landmarks

Building the Windy City: Chicago's Architecture and Architects

Architects

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Mies van der Rohe Buildings

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Louis Sullivan Buildings

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Helmut Jahn Building

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Daniel Burnham

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Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings

Disasters

Trail of Tears

Eastland Disaster

Cherry Mine Disaster

Herrin Massacre

The Great Chicago Fire

Haymarket Riot

Chicago Democratic Convention Riot

Brief History of Chicago Democratic Convention 1968

 

 

Disasters

Earthquakes of 1810-1812

Blizzards of 1967 - 1979

Flood of 1993

Tornados

            Belvidere

            Plainfield

Facts about Illinois

State of Illinois - Illinois Facts Section

Illinois Atlas

Historical Markers

Facts about Illinois

State of Illinois - Gallery of Pictures

State Symbols

Illinois Rocks and Minerals

Governors

List of Illinois Governors

 

Biography of Current Governor

 

 

Government

Illinois Handbook of Government 2005-2006

 

 

Constitution of the State of Illinois

History

The Illini Confederation: Lords of the Mississippi Valley

Illinois' First History and Government Resource Page

Illinois History - An ILGenWeb Project

A Chronology of Illinois History

At Home in the Heartland (Family Life in Illinois from 1700 to the present)

Famous People, Local Stories of Southern Illinois

Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Illinois Forts

Wars and Battles Through the Ages

The Legend of Starved Rock

Notable People

 

Notable Illinois People (Quesper Resource)

Famous Illinoisans

 

Famous Illinoisans with Civil War Ties

Well-Known Persons from Illinois

Illinois Poet Laureate

 

               

Online Places to Visit

Graceland Cemetery (Chicago)

Liberty Bell of the West (Randolph County)

Bishop Hill (Henry County)

Lincoln in Springfield, IL (Sangamon County)

 

 

Towns and Cities

Chicago

Kaskaskia  and The Liberty Bell of the West

Rockford

Rockford (QueSPER) Resource

Springfield

Vandalia

Rivers,Lakes, Dams and Locks

Chicago River Flow Reversed, 1900

Locks and Dams on Illinois Waterways

Major Rivers in Illinois

Prairies and Parks

Prairies in the Prairie State

The Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois

Prairies of Illinois (Illinois Department of Natural Resources)

List of Illinois State Parks

Plants and Animals

Flora and Fauna: Illinois Department of Natural Resources

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Birds of Illinois

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Where to Bird-USA-Illinois

 

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A Guide to Wildflowers in Illinois

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Furbearing Animals in Illinois

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Endangered Species in Illinois (Plants and Animals)

 

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Lincoln Park Zoo (Chicago)

Weather

Illinois Historical Climate Summaries

Rockford Daily Weather Forecast

Illinois Cities Weather Forecast

Climate Change in Illinois

 

         

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