A Look Through History - LLC Archives - Lake Land College, Mattoon Illinois

The year is 1966, now click on the day in the timeline below.


The day is Saturday, September 24 in the year 1966.

Referendum vote creating LLC district passes. (September 24, 1966): Residents in thirteen school districts, by over a four to one margin in incorporated areas, approved the creation of a junior college in the East Central Illinois area. Residents agreed to pay 12.5 cents for every 100 dollars of assessed home value for educational and building purposes. The referendum followed a year of intense lobbying on the parts of area educators, local business owners, and concerned residents.


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