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Conversation with a Medal of Honor Recipient

Presented by Cantigny Park at Cantigny Park, Wheaton IL

May 08 2023
Conversation with a Medal of Honor Recipient

David G. Bellavia, Medal of Honor Recipient

Our Date with History series, now in its 16th year, features presentations by authors, historians, documentarians, and veterans on a variety of military history topics. Join us in welcoming Staff Sergeant David Bellavia for our next conversation.

Join the First Division Museum and the Congressional Medal of Honor Society for an evening of conversation with a Medal of Honor recipient. First presented in 1863, the Medal of Honor is the United States’ highest award for military valor in action. In the moments that mattered, each of the 3,516 recipients displayed a deep love of country and extraordinary measures of courage, integrity and sacrifice. Only 65 medal recipients are alive today. We are deeply honored to welcome one of them to

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Free event registration is required and includes free parking if attending in person .

In-person event will be held in the Visitors Center

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Cantigny Park

1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189


Cantigny's regular daily parking fee is $5 per car. Parking is free on the first Wednesday of every month. On Saturdays and Sundays, May through September, parking is $10. The $10 rate also applies on Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day. Parking is free at all times for Cantigny Park members, Honor Club members, and those attending ticketed events or other fee-based programs.


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