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The history, the people and the stories of the Upper Midwest



SPARK! is a monthly program for individuals living with early-to-mid stage memory loss, their care partners, and family members. Participants are engaged in lively conversations, exhibit exploration, object handling, and other multi-sensory activities, and encouraged to make new friends, socialize and learn interesting stories.



SPARK! is held from 2pm-3:30pm on the third Friday of every month at the Civil War Museum. Space for this free program is limited, so registration is required. To register, please call 262-653-4423 or send an email to


Upcoming Programs

September 18:  Wisconsin and the Civil War – Wisconsin played a critical role in the Civil War. Learn about the draft riots in Port Washington, the Civil War camp in Madison, and about the Soldier Home in Milwaukee.