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Levy Lecture Series

Ten People from Illinois Who Changed History


You probably know Abraham Lincoln lived part of his life in Illinois, but did you know that Walt Disney, Betty Friedan, and Charles Walgreen also called the Prairie State home? Join historian Leslie Goddard, PhD, for this illustrated lecture commemorating the state’s 2018 bicentennial. We’ll look at ten intriguing people from Illinois, including heads of state, news-makers, inventors, and others.

The Levy Senior Center Foundation is proud to sponsor the Levy Lecture Series, an educational program for residents 55+ years who are passionate about learning. Join us this spring as we explore Illinois! Reservations are required. You can register online here, call (847) 448-8250 or stop by the front desk. All lectures are free and are held in the Linden Room.

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