Tour the Oglesby Mansion
The Governor Richard J. Oglesby Mansion is open for tours.

March - November
Last Sunday of the Month
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

June, July, August
Wednesdays & Saturdays
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

A $2.00 donation per person is requested. Special tours for individuals and groups may also be arranged for a fee. For more information, please call 217-429-9422.

We are located at:
421 West William St.
Decatur, IL 62522

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History Comes Alive
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Mr. Kim Bauer presents "The Charleston Riot"
4:00 pm  - Saturday
FREE

This program on the Charleston Riot of 1864 is presented by the director of the Coles County Historical Society.
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History Comes Alive
March 2014
Learn about the Charleston Riot of 1864, presented by Mr. Kim Bauer, director of the Coles County Historical Society

Saturday
March 22, 2014
4:00 p.m. - FREE

On March 28, 1864 on the Charleston, Illinois town square, nine men were killed and twelve wounded in fighting between Union soldiers and Copperhead Confederate sympathizers. The Riot will be the subject of the next “History Comes Alive” session at the Mansion on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

A three-day event to mark the 150th anniversary of The Charleston Riot will be
held in Charleston from March 28-30 with nationally-known speakers
http://www.charlestonillinoisriot.org

Mr. Bauer's presentation is free and open to the public and
refreshments will follow.



Tour the Oglesby Mansion
The Governor Richard J. Oglesby Mansion is open for tours.

March - November
Last Sunday of the Month
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

June, July, August
Wednesdays & Saturdays
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

A $2.00 donation per person is requested. Special tours for individuals and groups may also be arranged for a fee. For more information, please call 217-429-9422.

We are located at:
421 West William St.
Decatur, IL 62522

 


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