On Saturday, August 21 at  2 p.m. at the park in Bishop Hill,  Lynne M. Jackson will present a program on the 1857 Dred Scott Decision. Ms. Jackson is the great-great granddaughter of Dred Scott, and she will talk about the legacy of this Supreme Court case as well as share details of Scott’s personal and family history that have not been previously been known.

The program is free and open to the public. Please bring lawn chairs. Contact the BHHA at bhha@mymctc.net or call 309 927-3899 for more details.

Sponsored by the BHHA, the Geneseo Foundation, and the Bill and Susan Sherrard Foundation.