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Valentine’s Day and Our Ancestors

Do you enjoy sending Valentine’s Day cards to those you love and admire? So did your ancestors. Here is a little bit about the history of the tradition of sending Valentine’s Day cards, and how the tradition can tell you some interesting information about your ancestors themselves.

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American Folklore

American Folklore: Illinois

Illinois is home to quite a few interesting legends and folklore stories. It has had centuries of human habitation to develop them. Some tales are old and some are newer, but all are uniquely Illinois. Here are some of the highlights of the folklore of the 21st state in the United States.

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