Past Event

Pioneering Educators: Morgan County Chautauqua

The Morgan Country Historical Society in Jacksonville, Illinois will present a Chautauqua on the educational history of the region. Audiences will be able to hear lecturers, first-person re-enactors, musical programs, and storytellers, all related to the period, the region, and education at Illinois College during the 19th century.


  • Classical Favorites: The Trio con Brio – 3p

    Musical performance.
  • Joe Patterson Smith: A Colloquium – 5p

    A colloquium on the historical figure of Joe Patterson Smith lead by Charles Frank.
  • Catered Supper – 6p

    Fully catered dinner to be served at 6pm.
  • Ken Bradbury and David Zink at the Piano – 7p

    Musical performance.
  • Meet Abraham Lincoln – 8p

    Kritz Klein will present the historical personality of Abraham Lincoln.

For more information call 217-243-2423 or email