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Exploring the Land of Lincoln: The Essential Guide to Illinois Historic Sites
by Charles Titus
University of Illinois Press, 2021
Cloth: 978-0-252-04369-7 | eISBN: 978-0-252-05258-3 | Paper: 978-0-252-08567-3
Library of Congress Classification F539.3
Dewey Decimal Classification 977.3

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
Discovering Illinois through twenty of the state's most important places

​A one-of-a-kind travel guide, Exploring the Land of Lincoln invites road-trippers and history buffs to explore the Prairie State's most extraordinary historic sites. Charles Titus blends storytelling with in-depth research to highlight twenty must-see destinations selected for human drama, historical and cultural relevance, and their far-reaching impact on the state and nation. Maps, illustrations, and mileage tables encourage readers to create personal journeys of exploration to, and beyond, places like Cahokia, the Lincoln sites, Nauvoo, and Chicago's South Side Community Art Center.

Detailed and user-friendly, Exploring the Land of Lincoln is the only handbook you need for the sights and stories behind the names on the map of Illinois.  


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