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Date With History - No Sacrifice Too Great

Presented by Cantigny Park at Cantigny Park, Wheaton IL

Jul 11 2023
Date With History - No Sacrifice Too Great

Join us via Zoom or in person at Le Jardin at Cantigny Park for Our Date with History series with our guest speaker retired Colonel Gregory Fontenot.

The U.S. Army 1st Infantry Division (1st ID), familiarly known as the Big Red One, adapted to dynamic battlefield conditions through­out the course of its deployment during World War II by inno­vating and altering behavior, including tactics, techniques, and procedures. Both the Division’s leaders and soldiers accom­plished this by thinking critically about their experiences in combat and wasting little time in putting lessons learned to good use. Simply put, they learned on the job—in

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Free event, no parking fee

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  • Jul 11, 2023 at 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm (Tue)
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Cantigny Park

1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189

Google Map of 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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