the underground railroad http://tristatesradio.com en Life in Western Illinois During the Civil War http://tristatesradio.com/post/life-western-illinois-during-civil-war <p>The <a href="http://westernillinoismuseum.org/" target="_blank">Western Illinois Museum</a>&#39;s first new exhibit of the year demonstrates how day-to-day life continued in this region during one of the nation&#39;s greatest challenges.<br /><br />&ldquo;Home Front: Life During the Civil War&rdquo; will remain in display through May 26.<br /><br />Curator Sue Scott and historian Bob Welch conducted the research for the exhibit, which is divided into four sections: agriculture of the period, home life, commemorating the war&#39;s soldiers, and the underground railroad.<br /> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 00:15:01 +0000 Rich Egger 10161 at http://tristatesradio.com Life in Western Illinois During the Civil War