Grayslake Heritage Center and Museum Executive Director Dave Oberg will present "The Brothers' War" at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21. The program, developed in partnership with Grayslake Historical Society volunteers, will feature stories and images of area residents who served during the Civil War. Many of the farmers and laborers who lived on the land that would become Grayslake served together during the war in units, such as the 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry and the 17th Illinois Cavalry. Oberg will also share humorous and poignant songs that soldiers would have sung. There is a suggested donation of $3 for adults and $1 for children, with proceeds supporting future museum programs, exhibitions and initiatives. The museum is at 164 Hawley St. in Grayslake. For information, check grayslakeheritagecenter.com or contact Oberg at (847) 543-1745.
updated: 4/7/2013 11:25 PM
Civil War program in Grayslake:
Order Reprint Print Article
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.
Success - request sent close
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.