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



2pm – 3:30pm  |  Location: Civil War Museum  |  Free but registration required at [email protected] or 262-653-4141

This monthly program is for individuals living with early to mid-stage memory loss and their care partners. Participants are engaged in lively conversations, storytelling and other multi-sensory activities.



Friday, September 17:  Civil War Museum’s Resource Center  –  Try on Civil War uniforms and clothing, play 19th Century games, and having your likeness made.


Friday, October 15:  Historic Kenosha  –  Learn about the 19th Century history of the City of Kenosha through the use of maps, letters, newspaper articles, and museum artifacts.


Friday, November 19:  Coffee and the Civil War  –  Coffee increased morale of Civil War soldiers, provided comfort before a battle, and gave fortitude to continue marching. Sample some coffee as we discuss the many varieties of coffee consumed during the war.