history http://wuis.org en Architecture Tours Planned At Dana-Thomas House http://wuis.org/post/architecture-tours-planned-dana-thomas-house <p>A new Frank Lloyd Wright architecture tour is being offered at a Springfield historic site designed by the famed Illinois architect. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:45:23 +0000 Associated Press 12067 at http://wuis.org Architecture Tours Planned At Dana-Thomas House Sangamon Co. Historical Society Offers To Help Fund Local Projects http://wuis.org/post/sangamon-co-historical-society-offers-help-fund-local-projects <p>Do you have an idea to show off the history of your community or a special location?&nbsp; The Sangamon County Historical Society is offering to give money to local projects that create interest in the history of the county.&nbsp; An <a href="http://sangamonhistory.org/">online application</a> is available for the grants of up to $1,000.&nbsp; &nbsp;<br />Roger Whitaker is President of the Society.&nbsp; Speaking on WUIS&#39; Illinois Edition, he says the group has already helped other projects become a reality:</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 18:46:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 10068 at http://wuis.org Sangamon Co. Historical Society Offers To Help Fund Local Projects Springfield Museum Remembers "The Forgotten War" http://wuis.org/post/springfield-museum-remembers-forgotten-war <p>Along the plaza across from the Old State Capitol, in a former Osco store, you can find a tribute to the men and women who fought in Korea more than 60 years ago.</p><p>But the <a href="http://www.kwnm.org/">Korean War National Museum</a> does more than simply honor veterans.&nbsp; It attempts to educate visitors about the causes of the conflict.&nbsp; Operating on donations, the museum shows videos and displays items that shows what life was like at that time for those too young to remember the war.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:58:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 9780 at http://wuis.org Springfield Museum Remembers "The Forgotten War"