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Sangamon County Historical Society

From Telegraph to Television: The Amazing History of Sangamon County's Electronic Communications

  • September 15, 2015
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Lincoln Public Library, 326 South Seventh St., Springfield, IL

The Sangamon County Historical Society kicks off its fall 2015 series with a program co-sponsored by the Sangamon Valley Radio Club that will explore the evolution of communications in central Illinois and beyond. 

Assembled by long-time communications expert Joe Armstrong of Springfield and Mitch Hopper of Rochester, a veteran television broadcast engineer, the presentation will provide both a visual and anecdotal look at the area's communications history.  

For more information, see the September issue of our award-winning newsletter, Historico.  

The event is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served.  


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