Women's Suffrage Exhibit
August 21, 2019
The Fight For Suffrage will cover the movement for women to gain the right to vote in a temporary exhibit at the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum at 211 S. Bench Street. The exhibit opens at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 at a special preview for members of the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society and the League of Women Voters of Jo Daviess County. A portrayer of Susan B. Anthony, a renowned suffragette, will make an appearance at the opening.
Curator and Director of Outreach and Education Shelby Miller said Galena was a think tank for voting rights decades before the 19th amendment was rat...