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To See the World

During the Civil War, glasses with colored lenses were used to treat disorders and illnesses. Yellow-trimmed glasses were used to treat syphilis, blue for insanity, and pink for depression. Thus we get the term, “to see the world through rose-colored glasses.”

Black Hawk War: 1832

Date: July, 25th 2014 10:45 am - 11:00 am

An Illinois militiaman recounts the Battle of Wisconsin Heights which led to the surrender of the great Indian leader, Black Hawk.*****

Location
1st Floor Theatre