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Conference on Illinois History

Click here to view the 2017 Conference on Illinois History Program.

The annual Conference on Illinois History is scheduled for October 5-6, 2017, at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in downtown Springfield and is the state's largest meeting devoted to the history of the Prairie State.

The conference includes 24 sessions that feature topics such as politics, Abraham Lincoln, archaeology, living history, historic preservation, race, music, immigration, and the Civil War.  Teachers will benefit from workshops on a variety of topics. 

TEACHERS: In order to receive CPDUs for the conference, teachers MUST have their Educator Identification Number when signing in at the conference. If you have questions, contact the Education Department at 217-558-8935.

Questions? Contact Sabrina Manci at 217-558-9014 or
For a printed copy, contact or 217-524-6045.