Museum News

Stocking stuffers available in the Museum’s On the Square gift shop

December 18th, 2013

Need some last minute gifts? The Museum has you covered! Come on down to our gift shop and discover some wonderful stocking stuffers! In addition to dozens of books pertaining to local history and Lincoln, there are many unique items for the folks on your Christmas list! Greeting Cards with photography by Karen Ament, $3 Long-time resident of Bloomington-Normal, Karen documents farmsteads, fields, and barns with her camera and prints the beautiful images out on quality stationary. 33rd Illinois Volunteer Regiment Band CD-- “Hardtack & Coffee", $10The 33rd Illinois Infantry Regiment has roots in Normal with the formation of the “Normal Rifles," who would become Company A of the 33rd. The infantry grew to include companies from all over central Illinois. This band is a recreation of the actual Civil War-era band, complete with period instruments, many of which date to the 1860s. Musicians and historians alike would enjoy this CD!Bloomington-Normal-Opoloy, $25Here's your chance to buy a one-of-a-kind game all about Bloomington-Normal! All proceeds from this go to the Child Protection Network.McLean County Museum of History Souvenir or Gift MembershipHave a family member who is a fan of the Museum? They might enjoy a tote bag with our logo ($10), a soup mug ($6), or a framed canvas print of our dome ($20-$100). Or, better yet, give a gift that benefits the recipient as well as our organization-- a membership. Click here to learn more about membership benefits, including discounts at other historic sites throughout the U.S I

Torii Moré

Curator of Digital Humanities