Land of Lincoln getting ready to celebrate bicentennial

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ILLINOIS (WTHI) – Dec. 3, 18-18; the official birthday for the state of Illinois.

Nearly 200 years later, countless people, places and things have made some massive historic impressions.

Even though the big 200th birthday isn’t until next year, state officials unveiled its bicentennial logo on Thursday.

To learn more about the mission of Illinois 200, from a complete calendar of events, to the people, places, and events that have made the Land of Lincoln influential, check out this website.