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Re-enactors On Main


August 28, 2019


Susan B. Anthony (portrayed by Cathie Elsbree), right, will meet with visitors at Gateway to History, 403 S. Main St., and in more downtown businesses from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31. In this photograph, Anthony is sharing stories of her past with Janet Eggleston, left, at the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum during the Aug. 22 opening of The Fight for Suffrage, the temporary exhibit on women's rights.

Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Miller Rowley will grace Main Street in Galena on Saturday, Aug. 31 to launch the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society's program, Reenactors on Main.

Anthony (portrayed by Cathie Elsbree) and Rowley (Casey Fields), the wife of Galena General William Rueben Rowley will meet visitors at Gateway to History, 403 S. Main St. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also, during this timeframe, they will they will meet shop owners, employees and talk with visitors in their stores.

Anthony and Rowley will share knowledge about the people they are portraying and point visitors t...

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