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Civil War School Day

This program is currently full.

Grades 5–8, Illinois Learning Standards

Learn about the American Civil War firsthand as you join Civil War re-enactors and Dunn Museum staff for a day of artillery, infantry and medical demonstrations, along with performances by Harriet Tubman, President and Mrs. Lincoln, and Generals Grant and Lee. Also includes Civil War era music, stories from the Lake County home front, and more. 


This program is available at the Lakewood Forest Preserve in Wauconda.



$4/student ($6 nonresidents) 3 hours 30 minutes (9:30 am–1 pm)


Reservations are taken by phone at 847-968-3400. Make reservations now—plan early to help ensure you get a schedule that meets your needs. Learn more »