“A Salute to Freedom”

For the past two days, there have been Civil War re-enactors out in front of Kenosha’s Civil War Museum.  Free family activities, performances, and programs included:

  • Re-enactors demonstrating Civil War infantry, canon artillery, engineering, medicine, aspects of military encampment, and civilian life;
  • Real-life portrayals of Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Union General George H. Thomas, Frederick Douglass;
  • Ainsley Wonderling’s special display of 19th century women’s dresses, bodices, bonnets, shoes, and accessories;
  • Guided tours of The Fiery Trial;
  • Kids’ crafts, activities, and games;
  • Canon shootings;
  • Performances by the Kenosha Pops Concert; and
  • Bluegrass music performed by the Lawrence Family Band.

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