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Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society program schedule, Jan.-March

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[January 10, 2013]  The Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society has scheduled the following programs for the first quarter of the year:

  • Jan. 21 -- "History Comes Alive in Logan County!" presented by Anne Moseley, assistant director of the Lincoln Heritage Museum at Lincoln College. Ms. Moseley will explain a nationally recognized certification program for historic interpretation, the benefits of incorporating interpreters into tourism and educational events, and describe training that is under development at the museum and will be available to community members.

  • Feb. 18 -- Black History Month will be recognized with a program involving historic Allen Chapel, which has experienced restoration and upgrades over the last year. The program will feature the portrayal of at least one individual from the African-American history of Logan County or central Illinois.

  • March 18 -- Historians from Mount Pulaski and Elkhart will come together to present a biography and stories of Elkhart resident Adam Henry Bogardus, a Civil War officer, local legend, inventor and world-renowned sharpshooter. Phil Bertoni and Gillette Ransom will discuss the Logan County man, his family and his life's achievements.

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