Good Neighbors?

What does a town do with two of its “citizens” that nobody really wants next door? Why, you put them together on the outskirts of town. In this small Southeastern Illinois town, that’s exactly what they did with the refinery keeping company with the local cemetery. No doubt the cemetery...

Sittin’ With Abe

Vandalia, Illinois, doesn’t normally register as a center of historical significance. But, as it turns out, it is a significant place in the career of one Abraham Lincoln. Vandalia is where Honest Abe began his political career in the 1830s, and the rest, as they say, is history. The shot...

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