At the Steeple Building Museum, Colonists and Their Descendants: In Their Own Words exhibition will be opening Friday April 9. This multi-media exhibit consists of never before seen video interviews, audio clips, and photographs of Bishop Hill Colonists and their descendants that tells the story of Bishop Hill from their point of view. Some of the items that will be in the display are audio clips from Jonas Bergren’s wax cylinder recordings; video interviews of Charlotte Falk, Morris Nelson, and Oliva Hultgren; audio only interviews of Ron Nelson, Ruth Melton, and Steve Stoneberg; photographs produced from recently donated glass plate negatives of Bishop Hill; and much more. The last day of this exhibition will be Friday October 29, 2021. Please call 309 927-3899 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details about this exhibit.