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Workshop: Patriotic Twill Round Basket

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Saturday, June 8 (held at CWM) |  10:00am – 4:00pm  |  Instructor: Sandy Bulgrin  |  $76 ($92 for non-member)  |  Register Here Students will start with dyed spokes. Sections of alternating red and natural, with a section of all blue spokes that are inserted in the 8” wood base. The sides are then woven with a […]

Kenosha Pops Opening Concert

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Saturday, June 8  |  2:00pm – 3:00pm  |  Free The summer concert season for the Kenosha Pops begins with their annual free indoor performance at the Civil War Museum’s Freedom Hall.

Coffee and the Civil War

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Monday, June 10  |  6:00pm – 7:30pm  |  Presenters: Doug Dammann and Steve Acker  |  $20 ($25 non-members)  |  Register Here No single item of food or drink meant as much to Civil War soldiers as coffee. They talked about it, wrote about it, and dreamed about it. Based on first hand Civil War accounts, this […]

Second Friday Lecture: Post-Civil War Veteran Mental Health

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Friday, June 14  |  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 […]

Voices of Freedom

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Tuesday, June 18  |  12:00pm – 3:00pm Explore the compelling narratives of 19th-century African Americans who courageously traversed the Underground Railroad to secure their freedom or generously aided others on their path to liberty. Engage in an interactive experience by crafting tabletop exhibits showcasing artifacts symbolizing the profound journeys of these remarkable individuals.

SPARK! Civil War Printing and Engraving

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Friday, June 21  |  2:00pm – 3:30pm The Civil War Museum has many family stories within the gallery. Explore these family histories, then share and create your own family tree. SPARK! programs are designed for people in the early-to-mid stages of memory loss to visit with their family and care partners. This monthly program engages participants […]

Event Series SPARK!

SPARK! Civil War Printing and Engraving

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

SPARK! programs are designed for people in the early-to-mid stages of memory loss to visit with their family and care partners. This monthly program engages participants in lively conversations, storytelling, object handling, and other multi-sensory activities that relate. Space is limited so reservations are appreciated. For more information or to register, please call 262-653-4432 or send […]

“There Will Never Be Any Such Gathering of Men Again” The 1913 Soldiers Reunion at Gettysburg

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Saturday, June 29  |  1:00pm – 2:00pm  |  Speaker: John L. Hopkins It was front-page news throughout the country—the largest gathering of Union and Confederate veterans ever held. “ will be talked about and written about as long as the American people boast of the dauntless courage of Gettysburg,” declared a woman who accompanied her […]

Second Friday Lecture Series: Buffalo Soldiers: The Invisible Soldiers Who Fought For a Dream

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Friday, July 12  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm  |  Speaker: Darrell Greene, LTC(R) Learn the history, sacrifices, and incredible achievements of the Buffalo Soldiers and African Americans who have served in our armed forces. In 1770, Crispus Attucks, an African American man, was the first American to die in the fight for the independence of the […]

Toward Justice

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Tuesday, July 30  |  5:30pm – 7:30pm  |  Free, registration required  |  Register Here We invite you to attend a special artistic commemoration marking the 156th Anniversary of the Equal Protection Clause and the ratification of the 14th Amendment featuring captivating performances by The Prairie String Quartet and Dr. Shannon Sloan-Spice. Experience “Toward Justice,” a musical […]

Second Friday Lecture Series: A New Look: Gainesville and Brawner Farm

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Friday, August 9  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm  |  Speaker: Lance Herdegen The Iron Brigade’s opening battle came August 28, 1862 on the John Brawner farm near Gainesville, Virginia. The story has been told before, but never from a fog of war view with one author writing of the Union side and another from the Confederate. […]

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