Photographing Forgotonia

 Photographer Bruce Morton has compiled three books that chronicle the life and beauty of the 16 far western Illinois counties that are sometimes referred to as ‘Forgotonia’ (photo courtesy of Rich Egger)

Photographer Bruce Morton has compiled three books that chronicle the life and beauty of the 16 far western Illinois counties that are sometimes referred to as ‘Forgotonia’
(photo courtesy of Rich Egger)

This week in our look at stories from around the state…we have a story from the farthest west region of the state. A 16 county region of western Illinois is nicknamed Forgottonia. That’s also the name of a trilogy of photography books that document life in the region. Illinois Public Radio’s Rich Egger talked to the photographer about the project and has this story

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