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Veterans Memorial Plaza

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SW Corner of Washington and West Streets, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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April 2018
Free

Waukegan’s Civil War Sites Guided Walking Tour

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

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…

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