Tales and Trails of Illinois


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Based on a collection of fifty-two vignettes of Illinois history originally published as weekly columns in newspapers and revised for publication in book form, Tales and Trails of Illinois presents little-known episodes and adds perspective to tales of the state's varied past. Pairing readable commentary with striking description and detail, the book is a useful compendium of Illinois heritage in an accessible and entertaining format. Stu Fliege highlights historical events, such as the Herrin Massacre and Chicago's ...

Tales and Trails of Illinois 2002, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252070853

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