* Tour Cantigny
's Butterfly Hill and Gold Pond at 11 a.m.
First Over There: The Attack on Cantigny
, America's First Battle of World War I.
recently visited the Cantigny
Golf Course in Wheaton, III., for a Tour, Talk and Taste session.
SEEMS the unlikeliest place in the world for a museum devoted to hard-fighting, bloodstained American infantrymen.
A CROOKED sign that reads "Cantigny
" hangs from the side of an artillery-shelled French farmhouse about 10 yards down a dirt path.
Kim's noteworthy projects are American Airlines, Ford Motor Company, General Accident Insurance Company, Cantigny
First Division Museum and Bank of Hinsdale.
Consequently, even the most recent popular histories tend to dwell on the undeniable heroism of America's doughboys at Cantigny
and Belleau Wood, rather than the tactical mistakes and the rather shocking level of casualties.
2, at the Cantigny
Bandshell, 1S151 Winfield Road in Wheaton.
17, at Cantigny
Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton.
9, at Cantigny
Park First Division Museum, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton.
The 2019 Transcontinental Motor Convoy stopped at Cantigny
Park in Wheaton on Tuesday, where one of the vehicles on exhibit is the First Division Museum's own World War I "Liberty Truck," which joined the museum's fleet in 2018 following a lengthy restoration process.
Park outdoor concert series: 3 to 4:30 p.m.