History Connections

Cantigny Park | Wheaton, Ill.


1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, Ill. 60189
(630) 668-5161
Date: June 2, 2015 - June 30, 2015
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Cost: Free; $5 parking

Kids and families can explore a different theme every Tuesday and learn something new about our nation's military history. June 2: Helmet Evolution. Learn how soldiers’ protective helmets have changed through the years and ry them on. June 9: Smells Like History. Take a whiff from the scent bottle and try to identify the smell. June 16: Combat Communications. See and learn about different communication equipment from the museum’s Education Collection and use WWII replica radios to communicate. June 23: What's New in WWII? Learn about scary, scandalous and sweet new inventions of the 1940s, then help the scientists create something "silly" to bring home. June 30: Combat Canines. Learn about four-legged heroes of the Army’s 1st Infantry Division, and match the breed of dog to the types of missions they served in different wars.


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