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Ulysses S. Grant's 195th Birthday Celebration
04/21/17 - 04/23/17
Various locations in Galena
Galena, IL 61036
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5pm: Grant Home Lamplight Tour, Grant’s Home State Historic Site (500 Bouthillier Street)
9am to 4:30pm: free admission and refreshments at the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum
10am to 2pm: 3rd Iowa Light Artillery Encampment, at Gateway to History (403 S. Main Street)
10am & Noon: Main Street Walking Tour with General Grant, meet in DeSoto House Hotel Lobby (230 S. Main Street), $10 per person ages 10+.
11am: Home Front Pie Auction, Gateway to History
12pm: Spy Trial
1pm: President & Mrs. Lincoln Presentation
2pm: General & Mrs. Grant present “From Hardscrabble to the White House”
3pm: General & Mrs. Chamberlain present “Honor Answering Honor: Chamberlain at Appomattox”
4pm: Women of Courage & Commitment
7pm: Pub Quiz with Bill “the Adjudicator” Margeson, admission paid at the door, cash bar and food, cash prizes, check back soon for more info
SUNDAY, APRIL 17
10:30am: Historic Methodist Service, with circuit-rider preacher, at the Galena United Methodist Church (125 S. Bench Street), where the Grant family worshipped. Potluck to follow.
Call 815.777.9129 or visit http://www.galenahistory.org for further information. The Galena & U.S. Grant Museum is open seven days a week from 9 to 4:30.
Admission: Free Admission
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