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  • Steam Threshing Days
    8/5/2022

    Steam Threshing Days

    Steam Threshing Days will be held on August 5 and 6, 2022 at the Illinois Amish Heritage Center near Arthur, Illinois. Hours for the event are 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5 and from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. CDT on Saturday, August 6, 2022.

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  • St. Andrew’s Summer Book Fair
    8/6/2022 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    St. Andrew’s Summer Book Fair

    The St. Andrew’s Summer Book Fair, featuring over 20,000 used books, will be held on Friday and Saturday, August 5-6 at 406 Hillsboro Avenue in Edwardsville, Illinois.

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  • Walk With General Grant Tour
    8/6/2022 10:00 AM

    Walk With General Grant Tour

    Cost: $20
    Ages 10+
    Desoto House Hotel, 230 South Main Street, Galena, Illinois

    No one knows downtown like our own General Grant. He’s more than happy to take you and your family for a tour of his favorite places on Main Street – like the DeSoto House and the famous Green Street stairs. He’ll share the stories associated with the many buildings on the National Historic Register and share his experiences when his family owned a leather and saddlery shop more than 150 years ago.

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  • Genetic Genealogy and Your Family Tree
    8/7/2022 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Genetic Genealogy and Your Family Tree

    “Researching Your Family Tree Using DNA” is the topic for the Madison County Historical Society’s August Speaker Series program.  The presenter, Debi Burgess, working through the DNA Detectives Facebook page, has assisted hundreds of families with finding their birth relatives. The program will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 7 in the lower level of Immanuel United Methodist Church at 800 N. Main St., Edwardsville, directly across the street from the MCHS Library. 

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  • Come Meet Lincoln, Grant, Twain
    8/13/2022

    Come Meet Lincoln, Grant, Twain

    Come meet Lincoln Grant Twain
    At the Gov. John Wood Mansion, 425 S. 12th, Quincy, Illinois.
    Tours start at 4:00 PM
    Special Performances
    Space Limited
    To make a reservation call: (217) 222-1835

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  • Walk With General Grant Tour
    8/13/2022 10:00 AM

    Walk With General Grant Tour

    Cost: $20
    Ages 10+
    Desoto House Hotel, 230 South Main Street, Galena, Illinois

    No one knows downtown like our own General Grant. He’s more than happy to take you and your family for a tour of his favorite places on Main Street – like the DeSoto House and the famous Green Street stairs. He’ll share the stories associated with the many buildings on the National Historic Register and share his experiences when his family owned a leather and saddlery shop more than 150 years ago.

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  • Walk With General Grant Tour
    8/20/2022 10:00 AM

    Walk With General Grant Tour

    Cost: $20
    Ages 10+
    Desoto House Hotel, 230 South Main Street, Galena, Illinois

    No one knows downtown like our own General Grant. He’s more than happy to take you and your family for a tour of his favorite places on Main Street – like the DeSoto House and the famous Green Street stairs. He’ll share the stories associated with the many buildings on the National Historic Register and share his experiences when his family owned a leather and saddlery shop more than 150 years ago.

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  • Walk With General Grant Tour
    8/27/2022 10:00 AM

    Walk With General Grant Tour

    Cost: $20
    Ages 10+
    Desoto House Hotel, 230 South Main Street, Galena, Illinois

    No one knows downtown like our own General Grant. He’s more than happy to take you and your family for a tour of his favorite places on Main Street – like the DeSoto House and the famous Green Street stairs. He’ll share the stories associated with the many buildings on the National Historic Register and share his experiences when his family owned a leather and saddlery shop more than 150 years ago.

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  • Walk With General Grant Tour
    9/3/2022 10:00 AM

    Walk With General Grant Tour

    Cost: $20
    Ages 10+
    Desoto House Hotel, 230 South Main Street, Galena, Illinois

    No one knows downtown like our own General Grant. He’s more than happy to take you and your family for a tour of his favorite places on Main Street – like the DeSoto House and the famous Green Street stairs. He’ll share the stories associated with the many buildings on the National Historic Register and share his experiences when his family owned a leather and saddlery shop more than 150 years ago.

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