From the Register-Mail:
Knox Collegeâ€™s Old Main is the only original building that remains from the Lincoln Douglas Debates. But Knox philosophy professor Lance Factor set out to prove that the building itself has its own historic importance.
â€œIt has its own identity, it has its own story,â€ Factor said.
In his newly-released book â€œChapel in the Sky: Knox Collegeâ€™s Old Main and Its Masonic Architect,â€ Factor shows how the national historic landmark was designed with the architectural techniques and symbols of Freemasonry at a time when Galesburg was heavily anti-Masonic.