Frederick Douglass's Galena Speech
February 12, 2020
The Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society invites the public to the second of its four programs for the 2020 "History Matters" Winter Program Series on Sunday, February 23. Historical reenactor Steven Cole will present "Slavery, Freedom and the Kansas-Nebraska Act." The program begins at 3pm at the Galena Methodist Church, 125 South Bench Street in Galena.
Cole grew up in Freeport, Il, one of the Lincoln/Douglass Debate sites. He is a retired Union Tradesman and a historian. Also, he is a member of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution as well as the 3rd great g...