A Welcome from 
Stan "Tex" Banash
I have always been intrigued by the history of Illinois. My latest book, The Roadside History of Illinois,  presents unique stories and places to visit.  The "News" page reflects upcoming speaking engagements.  You never know when I might be in your neighborhood giving a presentation.  I look forward to meeting you at one of my events.  In the meantime, check out my Blog, "Tex" Talks.  

VIDEO INTERVIEW - WGN MORNING SHOW
Stan`Tex`Banash shares some of the many gems Illinois has to offer.
Appearance date, August 24, 2015


NeUpcoming Appearances

Sunday, March 12, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Sterling - Rock Falls Historical Society
CGH Medical Center
100 E. LeFevre
Sterling, Illinois
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Saturday July 8 and Sunday, July 9, 11:00 am - 5:00 p. 
16217 S. Gougar Rd.
Just South of I-355 Near 159th Street

John Lane Days
Homer Glen Township

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Saturday, July 15, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Whiting Public Library
1735 Oliver Street
Whiting, Indiana
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Published Works

Roadside History of Illinois
Dee Brown's 
Civil War Anthology
Best of 
Dee Brown's West 
An Anthology

How Readers Are Using Roadside History of Illinois In Their Travels
“As a camper of many years, I have frequented several areas in Illinois multiple times. This past November, 2013, following Stan Banash's book signing of Roadside History of Illinois, I took the book along in my travels to 
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