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Waukegan’s Civil War Sites Guided Walking Tour

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

| Free

On the walking tour – led by Ty Rohrer, Manager of Cultural Arts & the Waukegan History Musuem – you will learn the history of Waukegan relating to the time of the Civil War. The reactions to the start of the war, local war efforts, famous local soldiers as well as events leading up to the war. The Underground Railroad and Abraham Lincoln’s visit will be highlighted. The tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours. Dress accordingly with comfortable walking shoes and bring something to drink. Tours may be cancelled due to inclement weather. This tour is part of the GO WAUKEGAN initiative.

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/248256219052376/

Organizer

Waukegan Park District
Phone:
(847) 360-4740
Website:
http://waukeganparks.org/index.asp

Venue

Veterans Memorial Plaza
SW Corner of Washington and West Streets, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Phone:
847.360.4740
Website:
http://waukeganparks.org/VW-Systems/Calendar/calendar.asp?month=9&year=2014&CalType=