Dr. Russ Gilliom with the Whitley County Historical Society will be presenting “Civil War Medicine,” a program featuring demonstrations on medicines and medical techniques used during the Civil War on Thursday, June 20, at 2 p.m. at the Whitley County Historical Museum.
Other upcoming presentations are: “Around the Courthouse Square” about early businesses that existed around the Whitley County Courthouse Square, “Flags of the American Revolution” which features fun historical facts and features about flags of the American Revolution time period, and more.
Admission to these events is free.
The Whitley County Historical Museum, housed in the home of Thomas Riley Marshall, is dedicated to preserving the history of Whitley County.
This is achieved through educational programs, artifact preservation and collection, exhibits, publications and collaboration with related groups. The museum is located at 108 W. Jefferson St. in Columbia City. Hours are Tuesday–Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is free.