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The stories waiting to be told in Jacksonville are more than just the historic anecdotes that shaped our past — they’re the chapters that have yet to define the course of our community. Educators, outdoorsmen, chefs, entrepreneurs… All who forge a new path in Jacksonville play a role in forging a bright, new future for those who have made a home here and those just passing through. So, Uncover the Possibilities in Jacksonville and find out why creating brand-new experiences comes just as easily as discovering those that came before you.

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Come visit the historic Governor Duncan Mansion in Jacksonville, IL! Explore the beautifully preserved home of Governor Joseph Duncan, who served as governor of Illinois from 1834 to 1838. The mansion, which served as the official executive mansion for the state during his term, is now open to the public on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1PM-4PM.

Experience a piece of Illinois history and see many of the original Duncan family furnishings in this three-story, 17-room mansion. Tradition says that Abraham Lincoln himself may have visited the home during his time in the Whig Party.

Admission is by suggested donation of $5 for adults and $3 for children. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to step back in time and learn more about the history of Jacksonville. 

For more detailed information visit our website at JacksonvilleIL.org 📲

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Looking for some high-speed excitement in Jacksonville ? Look no further than Jacksonville Speedway’s POWRi Speed Week this Friday, June 14th! 🏁 Featuring Powri Midgets, 410 Sprint cars, Ump Street Stocks, and Ump Sportsman, this event is guaranteed to get your heart racing. Pit Gates open at 4PM, Grandstands at 5:30PM, Hot Laps start at 6:15PM, and racing kicks off at 7PM. Tickets are $20 for adults, $5 for ages 11-18, and kids 10 and under get in free. So grab your friends and family and join us for an adrenaline-fueled night you won’t forget! Visit JacksonvilleSpeedway.com for more information. 📲 🏎️🏁💨

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