‘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. […]

Grant birthday weekend: A sensory experience in history

Stuffed figs. Layers of silk and lace. Women and men in uniforms. A trial. A state dinner taken from the White House menus of the Grants. Dancing to the Americana Band.  Those are just some of the tastes, the sounds, the sights and experiences of this year’s Grant Birthday weekend, April 12-14. Each year the […]