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Focus on the Civil War 150th Anniversary

Learn more about Abraham Lincoln and various aspects of American life in the 1860s. Events begin this week with a concert of Music of the Civil War on Sunday, October 9 at 3:00pm. Phil Passen explores the music of the era using the hammered dulcimer, a popular instrument of Civil War times.

Sign up to hear Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen speak about how a little-known prairie lawyer became one of the giants of American History in his talk Abraham Lincoln: From Prairie Lawyer to President on Thursday, October 13 at 7:00pm. See the Library calendar for more Civil War events for all ages.

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