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GuyFawkes10 - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I agree on that and made no claims otherwise. I didn't mention in a car, you are. If there is a seat belt check and see I have it on, why do they need to see my ID? Probably because it's more than a seatbelt check in reality. Kind of like the dog that "hits" on a car that has no drugs in it can be used to search the car.
RESTORE_174 - Over 550 participate in Galesburg teachers strike - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
To follow the efforts of Galesburg community members of RESTORE 174, who are trying to get the Galesburg District 205 calendar back to 176 attendance days, please visit www.restore174.com.
UJacks1 - Illinois General Assembly exempts itself from spending cuts, appropriations process - Quincy, IL New
Do you expect the voters to make a difference? I don't. Can those actually paying taxes simply move out of Illinois? Where would these hypocrites get their pay checks then? Once the taxpayers are gone, the over taxed businesses would follow, they couldn't get tax breaks, only thing left in IL is the politician, the overworked gov't worker, and the subsidized IL resident!
XBgCty - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
This is scary WarCry, you and I on the same side on a number of things lately. ;-)
XBgCty - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The police operate under the constitution. They know what those are, they deal with it day in and day out. They are kept abreast of court rulings one-way or the other. If you feel they acted unconstitutionally on the street, that is adjudicated in a court room in front of a judge, NOT on the street. You do not get to decide on the street what is constitutional or not. The police know what is and what…

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Friends of the Log Cabins Association Capital Campaign

1 year, 8 months ago by Paige Traeder

There is still time to donate to re-build the Log Cabin Village on Quinsippi Island

 The Friends of the Log Cabins Association, a 501c3 charitable organization, is seeking donations to help restore the Log Cabins on Quinsippi Island.  The coming year's goal is to re-build the Clat Adams Cabin, which was disassembled last year due to advanced deterioration.  Capital Fundraising Campaign honorary co-chairs Laura Kent Donahue and Chuck Scholz encourages everyone to help by donating monies to save these valuable historic structures, originally brought to Quinsippi Island in the late 60's,  to preserve them for current and future generations to "reflect a bit from when we came."  

The first fundraising mailing, sent out in November, included an option for the donor to have an inscribed Brick in a Memorial Plaza to be installed around the Kiosk in the village.   If you didn't receive the letter, the Donation Form is also located on the web site at www.logcabinvillagequincyil.com. Mail tax deductible donations to: Friends of the Log Cabins, P.O. Box 3122, Quincy, IL 62305. 

The Friends have created a Face Book page: FriendsOfTheLogCabinVillageQuincyIl to showcase the village and provides information on events and restoration activities.  Visitors can learn what is happening and how they can help, by either joining the Friends, volunteering, or donating to help save, restore, preserve and utilize these historic 1800's structures. 

In 1968, the Lincoln-era Log Cabin Village, referred to as "Adams Landing", was created by the Quinsippi Heritage Foundation under the auspices of the Chamber of Commerce and the Quincy Park District.  In addition to the Chamber and Park District, several service clubs (Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions and Knights of Columbus) were involved in re-locating these historic 1800's log cabins and other structures from locations throughout Adams and Pike County.  Structures were located, disassembled, moved and reassembled on Quinsippi Island in a village setting as part of the Quinsippi Island Entertainment complex designed to encourage Tourism to the area.  The Entertainment complex folded in the 70's and over the years the village fell into disuse, was forgotten and the structures left to deteriorate.  The Friends of the Log Cabins formed in 2007 with a mission to bring renewed life to the village, restore the 1800's historic structures and host activities, so current and future generations can learn how pioneers, who settled in this area, use to live in the 1800's.  An annual Frontier Settlement Day is held the second Saturday in September in addition to open houses, scheduled tours, weddings and private events.  Since they are located in Quinsippi Island Park, the village is open year round to view these historic structures from the outside.  As funds are raised, in addition to fully restoring and preserving each structure, plans are to add signage and improved paths, so visitors now and into the future can enjoy seeing these historic structures and learn about the families, who settled the area, built these cabins and lived in them. 


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