Two local municipalities and a college
have joined those ranks. Those sites are for Mount Pulaski, the
village of Elkhart, and Lincoln Christian College and Seminary.
Mount Pulaski's new website is located
A classified ad announcing the site says: "Check out its Abe
Lincoln, Vinegar Hill and music glories of the past; its Hilltopper
academic, music and sports stories of the present; and plans for the
future -- such as the Memorial Day celebration in May, the bluegrass
festival in June, Fourth of July fireworks and soapbox derby, annual
fall festival in September, and Christmas on Vinegar Hill in
November. And kids, don't forget Santa will again be coming on a
firetruck in December."
Village President Dayle Eldredge
announced that Elkhart recently developed their own community site.
It features government, community, church and school information, as
well as sharing a little detailed history.
You can read about times from before
the village was settled to current establishments. Links to local
businesses are provided.
The site warmly expresses their
friendliness and desire to welcome future residents and businesses
of any type.
Lincoln Christian College and Seminary
has upgraded their already comprehensive site. Jack Getchel is
credited for the efforts resulting in a virtual campus tour
available on their website.
John Castelein wrote, "Like being on
campus inside our buildings! A Virtual Campus Tour."
This service was provided free by one
of the Financial Aid Department's lending institutions.
If you would like to view the tour, go
to the bottom of their Web page at
www.lccs.edu and click on "Virtual
Tour" or go to
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Saving the best for last, you will not
want to miss this site, "Mr. Lincoln, Route 66, and Other Highlights
of Lincoln, Illinois," at
Former Lincolnite Leigh Henson, Ph.D.,
class of 1960, graciously compiled the site as a gift to Lincoln.
Dr. Henson is associate professor of English at Southwest Missouri
When Dr. Henson began the project he
reported that he did not expect it to reach the volume that it did:
equal to 350 print pages, the size of a large book. However, his
work truly captures the best of our place and people, past and
The site -- a vast, well-organized
collection containing history, pictures, maps, demographics and much
more -- can even serve as a wonderful research resource.
"Mr. Lincoln, Route 66, and Other
Highlights of Lincoln, Illinois" has received to its credit
unsolicited accolades and praise from top critics.
You will want to visit this site
frequently and when you can sit back and spend some time enjoying
it: "Mr. Lincoln, Route 66, & Other Highlights of Lincoln, Illinois:
A book-length, innovative community history combining published
history and literature, published & original photos, vintage picture
postcards, maps, & collective memoir."
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