1859 Base Ball

Old Fashioned, “base ball” match at Village Hall Park off Barreville and Ames roads in Prairie Grove. Civil War-era game pits the McHenry County “Independants” against the Grayslake Athletics. Elmhurst History Museum Director Dave Oberg will umpire and emcee, explaining the rules and teaching the audience to cheer and jeer in proper 19th-century fashion. Free.

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May 4

The McHenry County Historical Society marks its 55th museum year with an opening soiree from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the museum, 6422 Main St., Union.

Old Fashioned, “base ball” match at Village Hall Park off Barreville and Ames roads in Prairie Grove. Civil War-era game pits the McHenry County “Independants” against the Grayslake Athletics.

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