Exploring Voices and Votes: Democracy in America and Illinois Freedom Project in Carroll County, Illinois

Take a field trip with Illinois Humanities this October!

You’re invited to a field trip with Illinois Humanities to Carroll County to explore two special traveling exhibits exploring voices, votes, and democracy in Illinois. Limited to the first 25 people who register; guests will be expected to adhere to the Field Trip COVID-19 Participation Policy.

Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Place: Carroll County, Illinois


  • 11:00: Arrive at York Township Public Library (1005 W Main St, Thomson, IL 61285)
    Welcome and viewing of the Illinois Freedom Project
  • 12:15: Travel to Savanna, Illinois
  • 12:35: Break for box lunch (provided by Illinois Humanities)
  • 1:30: Arrive at Savanna Museum and Cultural Center (406 Main St, Savanna, IL 61074)
    Welcome and guided tour of Voices and Votes
  • 2:30: Discussion, Q+A, Reflection.
  • 3:00: Explore Carroll County on your own (with tips from Illinois Humanities)