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The Mesquakie, Lead Mining, and Slavery in the Driftless

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Learn about the significance of the Mesquakie Nation in the Driftless region, ways in which the lead boom of the 1820’s changed the region, and the surprising specter of chattel slavery that came with it to the Fever River and beyond.

Presented by: Dr. Eugene Tesdahl, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Details

Date:
May 29
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/608780759457867/

Organizer

Galena Public Library
Phone:
815-777-0200
Email:
info@galenalibrary.org
Website:
http://www.galenalibrary.org

Venue

Galena Public Library
615 S. Bench St.
Galena , IL 61036 United States
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Phone:
815.777.0200
Website:
http://www.galenalibrary.org