Illinois Stories

Explore the people, places, and events in central Illinois. Hosted by Mark McDonald.

From the Decatur Celebration and the Farm Progress Show to the storied Ferris wheels of Jacksonville; from Lincoln’s footsteps in Springfield and New Salem to the historic barns of the Macomb area; from the river heritage of Quincy and Hannibal to the bounty of the richest farmland on earth, Mark McDonald takes us through a Central Illinois we thought we knew.

Illinois Stories is a local public television program presented by WSEC and WSIU.

Illinois Stories is sponsored by CPB, Illinois Arts Council Agency, and Viewers like You. Illinois Stories is a production of WSEC-TV/PBS Springfield.

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Illinois Stories

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Illinois Stories

Join Mark McDonald as he explores the people, places, and events in Central Illinois. From the Decatur Celebration; from Lincoln’s footsteps in Springfield and New Salem to the historic barns of the Macomb area; from the river heritage of Quincy & Hannibal to the bounty of the richest farmland on earth.

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