Children and the Civil War Event
The New London Public Museum and New London Library host a fun family event on Saturday, September 15. The event marks the opening of the new museum exhibit “Children and the Civil War”. Stop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. as we honor the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.
Discover what life was like as a Civil War soldier and watch a musket firing demonstration. Learn how herbs were used in the 19th century; try using a steel nib pen and ink made from berries. There will be lots to do, so bring the entire family to the New London Public Museum and New London Library. The event is free and there will even be door prizes, so stop by and step back into history!
Don’t forget to stop by the New London Public Museum and see the new exhibit Children & The Civil War. The exhibit opens September 15 and runs through January 31, 2013. The Civil War affected the lives of children in many ways. From the home front to the battlefield, children participated in almost every aspect of the war. Discover more when you visit the museum.
The New London Public Museum is a place to discover something new. Exhibits include artifacts focusing on natural, local, and Native American history. The museum is located at 406 S. Pearl St., in the lower level of the New London Library, and is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is free. For more information go to the museum website www.newlondonwi.org/museum.htm or contact us at 920-982-8520. Come explore with us!