FREE! Summer Sunday: Civil War-The Ravages of War, Colonel Palmer House, 60 E. Terra Cotta Rd, Crystal Lake
Time: 1-4 pm, Rain or Shine
Commemorating the end of the Civil War in April 1865, our event will
interpret the effects of the war on Crystal Lake families. We are proud
to host the 17th Corps Field Hospital which is a member of the Living
History and Historical Intrepretations Associations. Learn about the
Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) and the US Sanitary Commission.
Volunteer historians will provide first person accounts of area
residents and share their exhibits of Civil War artifacts and clothing.