Governor Bruce Rauner is kicking off the 100 day countdown to the Illinois Bicentennial Celebration. Governor Rauner made the announcement at Kaskaskia Island, the state’s first capitol. He says Illinois begin the party in just a few months.
Bicentennial events will be held throughout the year and include a winter wonderfest in Chicago, events at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield and Route 66 Motorcycle Ride next August. You can visit www.illinois200.com online for all the details.