Past Event

Stephen A. Douglas: The Little Giant

A Road Scholar Program by Timothy Connors

This country’s most well-known politician in 1858, Senator Stephen A. Douglas, is best remembered for clashing with an upstart prairie lawyer in the Lincoln-Douglas Debates. Explore the important role this bombastic and eloquent speaker played in our nation’s capital during the years leading up to the Civil War.

This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Pam Mathon, 217.827.1313.