Points West: Stephenson County Historical Society Ice Cream Social set for June 21

FREEPORT—The Stephenson County Historical Society will hold its 54th Annual Ice Cream Social from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 21, on the grounds of the Taylor Home, 1440 S. Carroll Ave., Freeport.

Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. A ticket includes ice cream and a beverage, your choice of cake or pie and admission to a Victorian Mansion built in 1857, a Log Cabin from 1843, and a One-Room School House.

Exhibits about local history include displays about Abraham Lincoln, the Underground Railroad and much more. Live music entertainment on the grounds will delight and entertain.

Proceeds from the Ice Cream Social will benefit the Stephenson County Historical Society in their efforts to preserve and protect the history of Stephenson County.

For more information, call (815) 232-8419.

from the June 20-26, 2007, issue

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