Sangamon Experience to Host Bicentennial Film Premiere

In early May, Sangamon Experience at the University of Illinois Springfield will premiere an original documentary, “Sangamo Country: 200 Years of Sangamon County.” The film features local researchers and citizens discussing the history of the county and sharing stories that have often been long forgotten.

The documentary is a production of Sangamon Experience and the Sangamon County Bicentennial Commission, cooperating with Sangamon County Historical Society.





Opened in 2020, Sangamon Experience’s mission is to provides a broad perspective of the history of the Sangamon region through the presentation of a wide variety of exhibitions and activities developed for and from multiple communities.