Commemorate Veterans Day with Free Admission to the NCWM

Commemorate Veterans Day with Free Admission to the NCWM

Join us on Saturday, November 11, 2023, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, for a Community Free Day. There will be activities throughout the day and free of charge for all visitors.

10:00 am – 10:20 am – Presentation of the Colors with Ephraim Slaughter American Legion Post #733 at The National Civil War Museum Bastion

10:30 – 12:30 – KINdred Spirits GWG: Hidden Figures of Reconstruction – Join Dr. Sharonn Williams for a two-hour workshop on Genealogy, learning to research about military and political figures.

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm -A reading of “A Visit from Old Saint Nick” and discussion of the origins of Christmas by Mary Claus, accompanied by Jody Hari speaking on Civil War soldier’s during the holidays in the Education Gallery.

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – United States Commission Cakewalk and discussion on the Sanitary Commission Fair by Sara Cleveland in the Rotunda.

Activities 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Officers and Ladies for the Union throughout the galleries

U. S. Sanitary Commission display in the Cost of War Gallery

Civil War Games with Eddie Roberts

Harrisburg African American Quilters

Sew and Sign a Sanitary Commission Quilt with Audrey Trussell

We look forward to seeing you on November 11, 2023

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