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Gettysburg in Color, Volume I: Brandy Station to the Peach Orchard

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI

Friday, June 2  |  12:00pm  – 1:00pm  |  Presented by: Pat and Dylan Brennan Patrick Brennan, a long-time student of the Civil War, published author, and an editorial advisor for The Civil War Monitor magazine, has teamed up with his technology-astute daughter Dylan Brennan to bring the largest Civil War battle to life in the remarkable 2-volume study: Gettysburg […]

Second Friday Lecture: More than Just Grit: Civil War Leadership, Logistics and Teamwork in the West, 1862

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI

Friday, June 9  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm  |   Speaker: Mr. Dick Zimmermann A new book, More Than Just Grit: Civil War Leadership, Logistics and Teamwork in the West, 1862, has entered the collection of Civil War titles describing the war in its second and crucial year. More evenly matched on battlefields with the South than at […]

Kenosha Pops Summer Kick-Off Concert

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI

Saturday, June 10  |  2:00pm – 3:30pm  |  Free The Kenosha Pops kick off their summer concert season with their annual indoor option concert in the Civil War Museum’s Freedom Hall.

Breaking Our Silence: The Road to Freedom

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI

June 17-25  |  Presented by Harborside Academy Visit the Harborside Academy Juneteenth Reflection Exhibit in the Civil War Museum’s Procarione Classroom during open hours. The Exhibit features artwork and poetry completed by the 7th and 8th-grade students from Harborside Academy—a Kenosha Unified School District charter school that emphasizes service learning and community service—that reflects upon […]

Second Friday Lecture: Theodore Roosevelt and the Civil War

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI

Friday, July 14  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm  |  Speaker: Calvin Watts, Academic Advisor, UW-Parkside Only two years old when Fort Sumter was fired upon, Theodore Roosevelt would spend the rest of his life reckoning with, and trying to live up to, the legacy of the Civil War generation. Acutely aware of the sacrifices made by those […]

Event Series Sensory Friendly Days

Sensory Friendly Day at the Civil War Museum

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI

Sensory Friendly Days give visitors of all ages with complex developmental disabilities, sensory sensitivities, or on the autism spectrum a safe, comfortable environment to explore the museum exhibits during special hours before the museum opens to the general public. Where possible, our lights will be dimmed and the sound turned off. Signage will be posted […]

Second Friday Lecture: Post-Civil War Veteran Mental Health

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI

Friday, August 11  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm  |  Speaker: Dr. Gregory Burek Dr. Gregory Burek’s presentation will focus on post-Civil War diagnosis and treatment of PTSD or other mental illnesses that were seen in Civil War veterans. Dr. Gregory Burek is a psychiatrist and founder of Aurora Health Care’s Veteran Program, along with his colleague […]

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