Greeley’s Life And Times

Exhibit Location: Horace Greeley House

Exhibit Year: 2011

In celebration of Horace Greeley’s 200th birthday, the New Castle Historical Society presented an exhibit entitled: HORACE GREELEY: HIS LIFE AND TIMES. The more than 25 panels depicted the editor’s achievements as a publisher and a politician.

Horace Greeley was a significant national figure: the crusading editor of the New York Tribune; a foe of slavery; an advocate for women’s rights and organized labor; a literary friend of Emerson, Thoreau, Dickens and Mark Twain; and a candidate for the Presidency against Ulysses S. Grant in 1872.