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Events

  • Interaction with re-enactors and veterans. Tentative re-enactors/vets scheduled:
    • Abraham Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, Union Soldier, Confederate Soldier
  • Hands-on experience with Civil War artifacts and reproductions.
  • Tour of the museum’s extensive Civil War exhibits.
  • Daily sampling of Civil War era foods.
  • Listening to and singing songs from the era.
  • Reading interesting stories related to: Abe Lincoln, the Underground Railroad, slavery, Civil War soldiers and battles, civilian life 1850-1870, the roles of young people, the roles of women and the roles of African Americans. Primary Sources include letters, diaries and maps.
  • Listening to stories, articles and poetry written around the Civil War era.
  • Writing letters as a Civil War soldier and/or recording experiences in a journal.

More information and 2017 application coming soon!