South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail

Civil War Memorial Exhibit

2011 to present

Region United, Nation Divided Exhibit 

February 24-April 30
Indiana Welcome Center
7770 Corinne Dr.
Hammond, IN
Hours: 8am to 5pm

Region United, nation Divided: Following Lincoln

The "Region United, Nation Divided: Following Lincoln" exhibit will showcase the region’s answer to Abraham Lincoln’s call to action during the Civil War.

Description: The exhibit features hundreds of photographs, artifacts and reproductions of Northwest Indiana regiment battle flags. Additionally, there will be a reproduction of Lincoln’s funeral train and map as well as the Indiana Historical Society’s traveling exhibit, The Faces of Lincoln.

The Indiana Welcome Center will host an opening reception on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. During the reception, Mitch Markovitz will be unveiling a new South Shore Line poster depicting the South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail. Guests can also enjoy light refreshments while viewing the exhibit.


Special Events: Come out for live demonstrations by Civil War reenactors from 8am to 5pm March 8, 9, 22 & 23 and April 12, 13, 26 & 27.  "Saving Lincoln" will play in the theater at 1pm every Saturday and Sunday through April 27th.


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