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Unconditional Surrender: A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant

Event Details

July 25, 2015 2:00 PM
Location: Roland-Story High School Auditorium
1009 Story Street
Story City, IA 50248
Contact Name: Kate Feil
Email: storycityhistory@gmail.com
Phone: 515-460-1749
Website: http://www.storycityhistory.org/events.html

Event Description

See the victorious General Ulysses S. Grant come to life at the Roland-Story High School Auditorium on Saturday, July 25 at 2 pm. This informative, humorous, and touching portrayal depicts the General’s tenacity to win the Civil War, the President who struggled to rebuild the country after the war, and the husband and father whose final efforts were devoted to the financial support of his wife and family.

Peter Grady of Marshalltown, Iowa is the author and sole performer of this production. He has presented shows at the Iowa Veterans Home, the Minnesota History Center, and also appeared as part of the 2013 Gala at the State Historical Museum of Iowa.

This performance will be held at 1009 Story Street in Story City and is approximately 90 minutes. It will be followed by a reception with Peter Grady and refreshments in the high school commons.

Tickets for this event are $15 each for adults or $25 for a pair, and $10 each for students K-12. All proceeds benefit the Story City Historical Society Foundation and the Bertha Bartlett Public Library Foundation.

Tickets may be purchased at the Carriage House Museum (619 Grand Ave.), Bertha Bartlett Public Library (503 Broad St.), or Story City Greater Chamber Connection office (524 Broad St.) during open hours. Tickets are also available from members of the Story City Historical Society, BBPL Board, and BBPL Foundation Board. Credit card purchases can be made at the Carriage House Museum and website (http://www.storycityhistory.org/events) or Story City GCC office.