Icarians http://tspr.org en The French Icarians in Western Illinois http://tspr.org/post/french-icarians-western-illinois <p>While Nauvoo is well known today for its ties to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, another group also has a long history with the Hancock County town. &nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 29 May 2013 20:28:08 +0000 Chris Lovingood 34641 at http://tspr.org The French Icarians in Western Illinois Smithsonian Exhibit in Nauvoo http://tspr.org/post/smithsonian-exhibit-nauvoo <p>Rich Egger’s guest on Emphasis is Kim Orth, Executive Director of the <a href="http://www.beautifulnauvoo.com/" target="_blank">Nauvoo Tourism Office</a>. They talk about the traveling Smithsonian exhibit <em>Journey Stories</em> and the accompanying local version of the exhibit.</p><p>The local exhibit can be seen in the Nauvoo Tourism Office, 1295 Mullholland Street. The national traveling exhibit is housed next door.</p><p>Orth said the local exhibit focuses on four groups that played key roles in Nauvoo’s history: Mormons, Catholics, Germans, and Icarians. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 16:37:32 +0000 Rich Egger 23199 at http://tspr.org Smithsonian Exhibit in Nauvoo