Date: Thursday, December 13, 2012
The Rock Island Arsenal Historical Society will present an Arsenal Island Sesquicentennial History Break lunch and learn program in honor of the 150th anniversary of Rock Island Arsenal. Ron Deiss will present the documentary The Rock Island Civil War Prison: Andersonville of the North? from noon-1 p.m. in the Caisson Room, Building 60, Rock Island Arsenal. Use the Rock Island or Moline entrances. A current photo ID is required for ages 16 and up. Reservations are required; call (563) 355-6165 or email for details. Foreign visitors must register one week ahead by calling (309) 782-2686 between 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.