Founders Day Celebration Central Church


February 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone

Please join us at Central Church on Sunday, February 26 at 4 pm to celebrate the 180th birthday of Galesburg, Knox College, and Old First Church. We will be celebrating with a historical recreation of the 1887 event which celebrated the 50th Anniversary!
FREE. Open to the public, and a wonderful historical event for all to attend. Hear speeches made by George Churchill, Mary Allen West, Knox Collge President Bateman, Mayor Sanderson, and George Davis as they tell about the early days of Galesburg, the founding of Knox, and First Church. Great family entertainment for all as current people from our community will appear in historic attire to recreate some of the 1887 speeches!

Join us for the cookie reception following the event!