24th Annual Conference on Illinois History

Please join the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum as we host the 24th annual Conference on Illinois History. The conference will offer two full days of panels highlighting research on aspects of Illinois’s history, culture, politics, geography, and archaeology. No need to be an expert to attend, the panels will appeal to academics, teachers, and anyone interested in the past!

All sessions will be held at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. Attendees may visit the museum for the reduced rate of $10 per person. 

Various ticket options are available including student pricing.  Registration for the conference, will grant you access to all the morning or afternoon panels on the selected days. Luncheon presentations require additional registration. And you can join us for an evening tour of Edwards Place. Built in 1833, Edwards Place is now a historic house museum that tells the story of social and domestic life in Abraham Lincoln’s Springfield. Space for lunches and on the tour is limited. 

Continuing education credits for teachers are also available. Please see the Conference on Illinois History page for more information and the Conference Program.

Conference Registration

Thursday Lunch Registration

Thursday Night Tour

Friday Lunch Registration

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