Teachers invited to schedule field trip to Civil War Expo

2013-04-19T13:01:00Z Teachers invited to schedule field trip to Civil War ExpoNicki Mackowski | Director of Public Relations with the South Shore CVA nwitimes.com

HAMMOND | The South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail will be hosting their expo “Region United, Nation Divided: Civil War in the South Shore” through May 3 at the Indiana Welcome Center. The expo showcases the region’s contributions to our nation’s bloodiest war through a series of special events and exhibits as it commemorates the Civil War’s 150th anniversary of its third year.

Field trip opportunities to the Indiana Welcome Center during the expo are available. The field trips are free of cost, and may include a guided walk-through with further explanation on the various exhibit items as well as an interactive quiz. For more information, contact Visitor Services Manager Rik Piszczek by calling 219-554-2954.

The Indiana Welcome Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located at 7770 Corinne Drive, in Hammond. For more information on the exhibit or the South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail, visit www.southshorecva.com/civilwartrail.

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