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History of Belden School

September 18

10 AM-1 PM @ Belden School (Galena, IL)

Local historians and actors will engage visitors with dialogue and stories about life in the late 1800s from noon until 1 p.m. Belden School, a one-room schoolhouse built in 1859, sits upon Greenspace in The Galena Territory and celebrated its 160th anniversary in 2019. It’s the last of 116 one-room schools that once dotted Jo Daviess County. Free. Visit TheGalenaTerritory.com.


September 18