Rejected by the US military as a result of a childhood injury, Kent Hagler volunteered as an ambulance driver in the American Field Service. McDonald’s talk will examine Hagler’s experiences through the lens of the letters he sent home to Springfield.
From the Chicago area, Eric is an international-touring artist with a career spanning over 40 years. Lambert’s authentic, heartfelt style and sound is an upbeat and eclectic blend of music that knows no boundaries.
The use of grave markers and burial grounds to understand life in western Illinois
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Hal Hassen and Dawn Cobb will explore how burial grounds and the markers found in them inform us about the social, economic and technological changes that occurred in western Illinois during the mid-nineteenth century.