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Backyard Journeys | Lincoln, Wine, Cool Digs & Fried Chicken

Backyouard Journeys
Provided by WTVP
Backyard Journeys is produced by WTVP.

In episode one, host Deann takes us to Lincoln, Illinois for facts and legends about, who else, Abraham Lincoln. Then check out a winery in Mackinaw, some unusual accommodations on the river, and some of the best fried chicken in Central Illinois. Backyard Journeys is produced by WTVP.

Tune in Thursday, June 15 at 7:00pm on the WSIU stations: WSIU 8.1, WUSI 16.1, WSEC 14.1, WQEC 27.1 and WMEC 22.2 or access the WSIU local broadcast livestream online at pbs.org or via the PBS Video app. Get extended access to this program and more with WSIU Passport. Enjoy an encore broadcast Sundays at 11:00am.

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About the Program
From the producers of WTVP’s perennially popular Illinois Adventure comes WTVP’s Backyard Journeys, a travel series showcasing delicious destinations like restaurants and wineries, along with extraordinary local lodging, historic places and nearby adventures for the whole family. WTVP’s Backyard Journeys focuses on day trips, family excursions and hidden gems in the heart of our cities and in quiet corners throughout Central Illinois. Get ready for new discoveries around every corner. Check out WTVP’s Backyard Journeys before you leave home.

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Jennifer is a Web Specialist at WSIU Public Broadcasting located at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She earned her BFA in Fine Arts at SIU in 2006. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org.