Office of Governor Pat Quinn



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Other Featured Illinois Personalities

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Andilee Warner

Bryan Anderson

Cory HubbellDave Wetzel

Gale SayersGary Sinise

Joan E. HigginbothamMavis Staples

Naomi DavisPaula Everett and Kim Demas

Ronald HumbertSandy Noel

Steve GoodmanSteven Mennemeyer

Tom BensonTy Ziegel


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This Week in Illinois History
January 16, 1844
Abraham Lincoln buys the only house he will ever own. Now it is a National Historic Landmark in Springfield.