WHEATON, Ill. – The 32nd year of Chicagolands’ National Civil War Collectors Show and Sale will be held April 20 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds (County Farm and Manchester).
Thousands of museum quality Civil War artifacts, guns, cavalry swords, historical autographs, pictures, coins, currency and much more will be on display and for sale. “You may purchase a real treasure of American History for yourself or a loved one to be passed down as a great family heirloom,” stated show organizer Bob Zurko of Zurko’s Midwest Promotions.
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, featured Lincoln speaker and author Don White (Facts, Quotes and Anecdotes of the Civil War) will give presentations 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Show hours are from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. General admission is $9. Kids 16 & under are free as is the parking.
Early Buyer Admission: $25 – 8 a.m.
Learn more about the Civil War with these resources:
- Warman’s Civil War Collectibles, Identification and Price Guide, 3rd Ed., by Russell E. Lewis
- Life in Civil War America by Michael O. Varhola