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Civil War Museum Program: Lincoln’s Unorthodox Inaugural Train Journey

May 21, 2016

(262) 653-4141

Hours:

1 p.m.

Presented by Steve Rogstad. A 1,900-mile train trip was arranged to take President-Elect Abraham Lincoln from Springfield, Illinois, to Washington over a two-week period.

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Civil War Museum Program: Second Friday Lunchbox Lecture Series

June 10, 2016

(262) 653-4141

Hours:

12 p.m.

This day features: The 19th Indiana Color Guard at Gettysburg. Presented by Phil Spaugy. The 19th Indiana fought alongside the other four regiments of the Iron Brigade at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1, 1863, losing 72% of those engaged.

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Civil War Museum Program: Civil War Surgeon Archibald S. Maxwell

June 2, 2016

(262) 653-4141

Hours:

12 p.m.

George C. Maxwell, Esq., great-great-great grandson of Dr. Archibald S. Maxwell discusses the part that Dr. Maxwell played in two volunteer medical missions sent by the citizens of Davenport, Iowa to provide medical aid and assistance to wounded and sick soldiers following the Battles of Fort Donelson and Shiloh.

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Civil War Museum Program: A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1849

May 25, 2016

(262) 653-4141

Hours:

7 p.m.

Join the Civil War Museum for a very special guest appearance, book signing and presentation by American journalist, activist, writer and political advisor, Sidney Blumenthal. Free and open to the public. Mr. Blumenthal's book will be for sale courtesy of Abraham Lincoln Book Shop.

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Kenosha Public Museum Exhibit: Building Bridges: The Photographic Journey of Chip Duncan

April 9, 2016 - June 19, 2016

(262) 653-4140

Hours:

Open Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun. 12 - 5 p.m. Closed holidays.

Portraits and landscapes reveal poverty, tradition and change in the developing world.

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Civil War Museum Exhibit: Faces of the Iron Brigade – A Social Network of Soldiers

January 16, 2016 - November 1, 2016

(262) 653-4141

Hours:

Open Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun. 12 - 5 p.m. Closed holidays.

One of the most famous brigades of the Civil War recounted in their own words and images. Includes artifacts from museum collections, private collections, and artifacts that have never before been displayed in Wisconsin.

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Anderson Arts Center Art Exhibition: Annual Winter Juried Exhibition

November 13, 2016 – January 7, 2017

(262) 653-0481

Hours:

Tues.-Sun. 1 - 4 p.m.

Admission is free to this art gallery located inside an historic French Tudor mansion on the Lake Michigan shore. This exhibition features:

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Durkee Mansion - Historical Mansion Tours

Fridays-Sundays, April 1, 2016 - October 30, 2016

(262) 925-8040

Hours:

Open for self-tours April-October, Fri.-Sun. 1-4 p.m. or by appointment. Closed holidays.

The Durkee Mansion, one of Kenosha’s unique historical landmarks, is a cream brick Italianate, Victorian style home located among the Kemper Center properties on the lakefront. The 150 year old Civil War Mansion is totally restored to its original Victorian splendor.

The public is invited to tour the home April through October, when it will then close to prepare for the holiday season of tours (Christmas at Kemper).

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Civil War Museum Workshop: The Army of the Cumberland from Louisville to Atlanta

November 14, 2015

(262) 653-4141

Hours:

1 – 3 p.m.

The cost is $15 and advance registration required by November 7.

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Holiday Gifting Art and Craft Fair

December 3, 2016 

120 artists, crafters, and retailers offer their holiday gifting ideas to show visitors.