Learning Forum - "War Between the States"
April 7, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learning Forums are thought-provoking presentations on a wide variety of topics. Each program features a 45-minute presentation, followed by an open forum with questions and discussion about the topic.
This week, Don Balyeat presents, "War Between the States."
This program will focus on common people in the war - children, women, doctors
You’ll also get a look at photos from the war, and you’ll be able to touch authentic artifacts.
Balyeat has traveled the entire United States and Canada as a paid tourist, allowing him to visit hundreds of historic sites.
Over the course of seven years, he has shared his stories with thousands of students. With a hands-on approach to teaching, he uses personal experience to connect with students and show them the value of historical education.
In addition to his teaching career, Balyeat has a passion for the Civil War. He is a Civil War historian, a Civil War Trust Color Bearer, and a member of the Honor Guard Legacy Giving Society.
Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, half-off for members. Call 605-394-6923 to reserve tickets.