Jonesboro debate site added to Lincoln National Heritage Area

JONESBORO — On Feb. 12, Illinois celebrates the birthday of one of its favorite sons, President Abraham Lincoln. This year, the U.S. Senate passed a bill celebrating the legacy of Lincoln on his birthday. They expanded the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area to include sites in Jonesboro in Union County, Freeport in Stephenson County and Livingston County.

Here’s a link to the story at the Southern Illinoisan.

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