Virtual Event - "Ulysses Grant...A Visit at Headquarters"

July 18, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm

On Saturday, July 18, 1:00 p.m., the Douglas County Museum will host a virtual event: “Ulysses Grant… A Visit at Headquarters”. This free performance will be a live-stream visit with “General Ulysses S. Grant” in the midst of his dramatic Civil War decisions after the Battle of Shiloh, 1862. Participants may join the live-stream presentation on Facebook as early as 12:55 p.m. on July 18.

History-lovers will enjoy an up-close narrative from the “General,” who was a gifted storyteller applauded by Mark Twain. This virtual one-person show runs approximately 30 minutes, followed by a short Q & A, and features Dan Haughey (hoy) Actor-Playwright, as U. S. Grant. More resources about the U. S. Grant presentation can be found at

For free admission to this “Road Scholar” virtual presentation, simply visit the museum's facebook page at . For more information, please contact the Museum, 217-253-2535. This U. S. Grant virtual presentation is co-sponsored by generous funding from the Illinois Humanities “Road Scholar” programming, a state agency.

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