If you go

Galena, Ill., a small Midwest town steeped in history, will commemorate the end of the Civil War 150 years ago with 11 days of special events, starting April 9. More information on Galena, past and present, can be found at www.visitgalena.org and at the city government's website, www.cityofgalena.org. For more about the surrender, go to the National Park Service's Appomattox Court House page: www.nps.gov/apco.

Catherine Watson