Happy birthday! Illinois celebrates Bicentennial year in 2018
Illinois turns 200 years old this year, and the Prairie State is getting ready to celebrate!
In 1818, Illinois became the 21st US state. To mark the 200 years since this historic occasion, the Prairie State is getting ready to celebrate, and the birthday party's set to last all year long.
Browse the gallery and find out how the state is marking its bicentennial year, and where you can join in the fun and enjoy Illinois.
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