Willis, an Urbana University graduate, will be inducted into the U. U. Athletic Hall of Fame the following day.
A limited edition football card autographed by Pro Football Hall of Fame receiver Raymond Berry will be raffled off to a lucky attendee. The program will end at 6:30 in order to permit people to attend local high school games. The event, including the raffle, is free to the public, and the museum will be open.
The Champaign County Historical Society is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization that preserves, protects, archives and displays the artifacts that tell the Champaign County story. The Society depends upon donations and dues to provide a free public museum located at 809 E. Lawn Ave., Urbana. The museum is open from 10 -4 Mondays and Tuesdays and from 1-4 Sundays.
The 5th Annual Harmony Lodge No. 8 Free & Accepted Masons Car & Bike Show is coming to the Champaign County Historical Museum on Saturday, Aug. 25th. More details included in the poster below.
From the first human hunters and gatherers, all the way up to the World Wars, from the pinnacle of man’s achievements, to some of his biggest mistakes, History of the World - With Some Jokes depicts history in a new light - a humorous one.
Prior to the performance, students who reached the state level in the National History Day competition this year will be recognized. The CCHS Museum will be open to the public during regular Sunday hours from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.
Champaign County Historical Society Board President