The public is invited to participate; bring your Garden tractor and compete in the home town class.
12 – 1 p.m.
This program is held the third Thursday of each month; professionals and educators offer free presentations focusing on topics related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
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.
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.
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.