Happy New Year: 2015 and 1865

Happy New Year!

As we ring in the New Year of 2015, we also wrap-up our five year program “Warrenville & The American Civil War.”

On Sunday, January 25th at 2:00 p.m., at the Warrenville Public Library, the  Historical Society will host “1865 in 48  Minutes,” detailing the final year of the Civil War, highlighting local and national events month-by-month.   Aided by a visual presentation, presenters will detail life in Warrenville and the events facing our country during the War and immediately after its end.

DuPage Volunteers, known as Plow Boys

DuPage Volunteers, known as Plow Boys

As our nation ends its remembrance of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, this multi-media talk is part of the Historical Society’s five year program “Warrenville & The American Civil War,” which features the Warrenville men who volunteered to fight for the Union. An exhibit detailing the entire war period in Warrenville will be on display starting February 1st and running through the end of 2015.

The January 25th program is free to the public and light  refreshments will be served.  To register for the program, contact the Warrenville Library through their website http://www.warrenville.com or at (630) 393-1171.  Please contact the  Historical Society with any questions.

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