Photos of historic sites featured in calendar -

Photos of historic sites featured in calendar

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Landmarks across Illinois are the stars of the 2010 historic calendar on sale now.

The calendar is produced by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. It features 12 color photographs of sites managed by the agency.

Photographers were Nels Akerlund of Rockford and Gregg Daniels and Ron Ackerman of Springfield.

Photos include the Pierre Menard Home in Randolph County; Bryant Cottage in Bement; the Vandalia Statehouse; the Carl Sandburg Home in Galesburg; Jubilee college in Brimfield; the Jarrot Mansion in Cahokia; the Metamora Courthouse; Ulysses S. Grant Home in Galena; Lincoln's New Salem in Petersburg; Springfield's Dana-Thomas House; Bishop Hill and the David Davis Mansion in Bloomington.

Each calendar is $7 or $5 apiece for orders of five or more.

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