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Sun
2018
1:00 pm The Art of War: Selling the”Gre... @ Park Place Banquets
The Art of War: Selling the”Gre... @ Park Place Banquets
@1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Art of War:  Selling the"Great War" to America @ Park Place Banquets
During the Wilson Administrations, artists were commissioned to design posters that encouraged Americans to enlist, conserve, work, purchase Liberty Bonds, care for the wounded, and remember who our enemies were.  Bob Frenz will bring some … Continued

Past Events

History Happened Here! 2018 Summer Sundays

When:
August 12, 2018@1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2018-08-12T13:00:00-05:00
2018-08-12T16:00:00-05:00
Where:
Colonel Palmer House
660 E. Terra Cotta Road
Cost:
Free

When the State of Illinois was established 200 years ago, what is now McHenry County was unchartered and was inhabited primarily by Native Americans, trappers and traders.  Join us as we experience the daily life of these early explorers and adventurers.  Match wits with the early merchants in our trading post and travel through 200 years of Illinois history on our Bicentennial Train.  Presented in cooperation with the Crystal Lake Public Library.