26th Annual Cemetery Walk honors lives of early settlers

Actors present living histories at Old City Cemetery, Grace Episcopal June 8, 9, 14 GALENA, IL — Performers of the June 8, 9 and 14 Cemetery Walk are exploring the rugged lives of early settlers, sharing stories of prosperity and the challenges of intersecting cultures, politics and cholera. Cemetery Walk is one of the Galena-Jo […]

‘Play Ball!’ opening day is March 30

Galena & U.S. Grant Museum’s exhibit features regional baseball history Wear your Cubs jersey, your Cardinals cap or any other favorite baseball attire on opening day March 30 and get half-price admission to the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum’s “Play Ball! Our Regional Story.” The special exhibit drives home baseball’s story with oral histories, research […]

Free March 17 program presents Regional Baseball History

Local baseball scholar Cory Ritterbusch will step up to the plate with “Regional Baseball History” March 17, a free program, presented by the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society. “Regional Baseball History” starts at 3 p.m. at Galena Middle School, 1230 Franklin St, just a few days before the start of the Major League Baseball season. […]