Angie Snook, curator of the Geneseo Historical Museum, was honored by State Rep. Tony McCombie as an “Influential Woman from Illinois District 71.”
Snook was recognized during a tea at Krumpets, in Fulton, on Thursday, April 25.
In addition to serving as museum curator, Snook is a former school teacher in the Moline and Geneseo districts.
She has devoted thousands of hours to researching American historical subjects in the Midwest and South.
She also has given hundreds of programs to both children and adults on topics including the Underground Railroad, Orphan Train, Illinois Women, Mary Todd Lincoln and Abraham Lincoln.
Snook serves as president of the Geneseo Historical Roundtable group.
Joining Snook at the tea were her husband, Mel; Wes and Mary Harris, of Geneseo; and Dan and Lorna Dauw, of Colona.