Join us August 20 to hear author and historian Brian Ellis deliver Midwest inventor and business legend John Deere’s retirement comments to the company’s board of directors. The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Hinckley Community Building, 100 N. Maple, Hinckley. Author and historian Brian “Fox” Ellis portrays John Deere and shares his […]
This fiddler from the Wabash River region of Southeastern Illinois will entertain with stories of Southern Illinois fiddler “Pappy Wade Ray,” and country and western swing music from old-time radio’s Barn Dances. The free program is sponsored by the Hinckley Historical Society, the Hinckley Public Library, and Illinois Humanities. Wade Ray, was one of the […]
The Hinckley Historical Society will celebrate music at its annual meeting on the Hinckley Community Building lawn. Jazz in Progress, a popular local group, has been invited to entertain the community near the bandstand where bands entertained since the early 1900s. They will feature a variety of jazz and vocal numbers by members of the […]
The public is invited to hear the Gavin Coyle Band play Irish music on the lawn of the Hinckley Community Building Thursday August 25 at 6:30 p.m. This is the second band concert in the series “Music on the Lawn” sponsored by the Hinckley Historical Society to create interest among youth to play musical instruments […]
Enjoy this beautiful park as you hear about relocating the cemetery, some of the community’s founders, and the Civil War Memorial that sits on the summit of the cemetery. People of all ages and walking ability are welcome.