Tara McClellan McAndrew

Latest Articles by Tara McClellan McAndrew

» Urban pioneers» Historic Christmas» Lincoln’s Election Day in Springfield» How sick was Lincoln?» When Springfield’s competing streetcars came to blows» Secrets uncovered by 1950s drought» Springfield’s Ladies Aid supported Civil War soldiers» When Lincoln’s friend was killed just as war began» Springfield history in old newspaper photos» Lincoln, the tax-and-spend president» Illinois’ first black legislator» African-American history museum opens with photo exhibit» The man behind Sears’ success got his start here» A soldier’s Christmas in the Civil War» Acorn-planting day at Lincoln Memorial Garden