Glidden Homestead to meet

By Northern Star Staff

The Glidden Homestead will host its annual meeting at 7 p.m. on Feb. 11.

The meeting will include a presentation introducing a new sign frame created by the homestead’s blacksmiths, according to news release.

The event is free and open to the public and will take place at the homestead’s welcome center, 921 W. Lincoln Highway. The meeting will also include a celebration commemorating the 200th birthday of Joseph F. Glidden, the original owner of the home, and a presentation reviewing the year 2012 for the homestead.

For more information on the meeting, contact a representative for the homestead at 815-765-7904 or visit