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6/25/2022

Prudence Crandall Historical Marker Dedication

La Salle County Historical Society, Mendota Museum and Historical Society, Village of Troy Grove, William G. Pomeroy Foundation, and the Illinois State Historical Society Historical

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Please join the La Salle County Historical Society, the Mendota Museum and Historical Society, the Village of Troy Grove, the William G. Pomeroy Foundation and the Illinois State Historical Society Historical at the formal ISHS historical marker dedication for Prudence Crandall a courageous woman who fought racial bigotry in New England and then moved for refuge to La Salle County.

Century of Aviation in Dewitt County

Prairie Flyers

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This limited-time exhibit features the history of aviation in DeWitt County as it spans a century – from the early pioneers of aviation to barnstormers, test pilots, military airmen, commercial pilots, NASA scientists, and more, to present day.

Walk With General Grant Tour

EVERY SATURDAY MAY THROUGH OCTOBER!

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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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