Local historian and educator, Tom Oestreicher, will share from his research on the 105th Illinois Regiment during the US Civil War. The program will follow the regiment and will include the story of Henry Beard, a slave who joined the regiment and moved to Sycamore following the Civil War. Mr. Oestreicher is a high school history teacher, published author, and is active with the Sons of the Union Veterans. Admission is $5/person.
For more information, please contact the Sycamore History Museum at 815.895.5762.