Camp Grant & WWI
• 7 p.m. Monday, April 3 – Rockford’s Camp Grant and World War I. Terry Dyer, a recognized scholar and lecturer on Camp Grant, will discuss the 1917 origins of this massive National Army Training Center, named for Ulysses S. Grant, that operated until 1946. Dyer, a lifelong resident of northern Illinois, Dyer is the past state commander of the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, a member of S.U.V.C.W. John A. Logan Camp No. 26, the Gettysburg Foundation and the Rock River Civil War Round Table.
All programs are at the Society museum, 6422 Main St. in Union. Tickets are available in the office, online or at the door. Series tickets are $35, $30 for Society members. A $10 donation is requested for individual programs. The national parks program is made possible through a grant from Illinois Humanities.
Monday, April 3 from 7 pm to 8 pm
McHenry County Historical Society & Museum, Main Street, Union, IL, United States