Freedom: A History of US
February 15–March 12, Included with daily admission
This traveling exhibition from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History documents and illustrates critical figures and events while tracing the evolving concept of freedom from founding until 1968. Among the highlights are reproductions of a rare 1776 printing of the Declaration of Independence, a printed draft and the official copy of the US Constitution, Lincoln’s handwritten notes for speeches, and letters by leading figures such as Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony and Martin Luther King Jr.
Community Roots: Agriculture in Naperville
March 27-June 27, Included with daily admission
Farming built Naperville. Explore the community’s rich agricultural history, and learn how changes in technology transformed life on Naperville’s farms through the 20th century.