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.
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.
12 - 1 p.m.
This day features: Third Man on the Monument: The Life of Howard Cushing. Presented by James Heinz. Howard Cushing has always been overshadowed by his more famous brothers William and Alonzo.
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.
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.
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.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The library is throwing a party in honor of the 25th and final book in the Elephant and Piggie series: The Thank You Book. Enjoy a sampling of their stories plus crafts. Come meet Gerald and Piggie in person!
Thurs. 9:30 a.m. & 11:45 a.m.; Fri. 9:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m. & 7 p.m.; Sat. 2 p.m. & 6 p.m.; Sun. 3 p.m.
Students ages 8-18 of Spotlight Youth Theater present, Godspell. With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (composer of Wicked), Godspell is one of the biggest, off-Broadway and Broadway successes of all time.
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.
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: