CHAMPAIGN — The county now has a history museum for the future.
The brand-new Champaign County History Museum has just opened, and it's shiny and bright like a new penny, with a surprising wealth of objects and exhibits from a relatively small geographical area.
Abe Lincoln, Allison Krauss, Roger Ebert, Farm Aid, a major Supreme Court decision, the Illinois Marathon, sound on film and the first visual web browser are shown at the newly reconfigured and newly renamed museum in the Cattle Bank, 102 E. University Ave., C. Three rotating galleries zoom in the war years and life in the home of the University of Illinois and its pioneer past, among oth
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