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Canal Corridor 30th Anniversary Tour Comes to Lewis University
Published: July 30, 2015.
The 30th Anniversary Canal Caravan Tour will visit Lewis University's Adelmann Regional History Collection (ARHC) at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15. The Canal Corridor Association created the tour that will run from Chicago to LaSalle for three consecutive
London travel study program brings Lewis University students across the pond
Published: June 18, 2015.
Fourteen Lewis University students from Culture & Civilization II, History of the British Empire and Literary London courses traveled across the pond to London May 11-21 as part of the Travel Study program.
While in London, the group of students visited
Dr. Eileen McMahon receives Book of the Year Award
Published: June 4, 2015.
Lewis University History Professor Dr. Eileen McMahon received the Russell P. Strange Book of the Year Award from the Illinois State Historical Society for her book, “Civil War Chicago: Eyewitness to History,” co-edited by Thedore Karamanski, professor
Lewis University’s History Department receives awards for Emergence of Modern Joliet Exhibit
Published: May 15, 2015.
The Illinois State Historical Society recently honored Lewis University History Department and the Joliet Area Historical Museum (JAHM) with two awards for their 2014 exhibit “ The Emergence of Modern Joliet: Art, Industry and Urbanization .”
Dr. Dennis Cremin to present for Chicago Genealogical Society
Published: April 15, 2015.
Dr. Dennis H. Cremin, professor of history , will be presenting on his book “Grant Park: The Evolution of Chicago’s Front Yard” to the Chicago Genealogical Society at 1:30 p.m. May 2 at the Newberry Library in Chicago. The event is free and open to the