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Conference on Illinois History, September 26-27

Plain and Fancy Weaves: Weaving Reproduction Fabrics on Antique Barn Frame Looms
October 21-25, 2013


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Fifteenth Annual
Conference on Illinois History Springfield

September 26-27, 2013

SAVE THE DATE!!!

The annual Conference on Illinois History is scheduled for September 26-27, 2013, at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in downtown Springfield and is the state's largest meeting devoted to the history of the Prairie State. This is the fifteenth year of the conference, which is sponsored by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.

The conference includes 23 paper sessions that feature topics such as politics, Abraham Lincoln, Latino history, and the Civil War; seven workshops; and two roundtable discussions. Teachers will benefit from workshops on a variety of topics. Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDUs) are approved for the conference.

For more information visit the conference webpage.

 


Plain and Fancy Weaves: Weaving Reproduction Fabrics on Antique Barn Frame Looms
October 21-25, 2013

Lincoln Log Cabin
State Historic Site

Do you want to interpret or present historic weaving at your museum? Then come try your hand at tying authentic string heddles, winding a warp, and set - up and adjusting the loom. A portion of the workshop will focus on the tools, methods, and terminology of the early weavers.

Click here for more information and to register or call 217/245-1845.

 

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