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Community Free Day Celebrating Black History Month

February 15 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Free

Please join us with friends and family on our community free day to celebrate Black History Month!

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Admission is FREE to All!

Family Activities:
10 AM – 4 PM: USCT Display & Living History

10 AM – 4 PM: Period clothing station for children & adults to try on and take selfies

10 AM – 4 PM: Coloring Activity Station

10 AM – 4 PM: Living History – Officers for the Union

10 AM – 4 PM: Living History – Ladies for the Union

The Long Hill String Band (10:30 AM, 12:00 PM & 2:30 PM)

Recruitment into the Army with Dean Auchenbach (11:30 AM)

Presentations:
11:00 AM Kevin M. Levin (Independent Scholar) – “Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Mot Persistent Myth”

12:30 PM Eric J. Mink (Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park) – “The Fight at Alrich Farm – May 15, 1864”

1:45 PM James Hayney – Portraying President Abraham Lincoln

3:00 PM Sharon L. Williams, Ed.D. (Retired Educator) – “The Life and Times of Ephraim Slaughter – USCT”

Details

Date:
February 15
Time:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
Free
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Website:
www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org

Venue

The National Civil War Museum
One Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park
Harrisburg, PA 17103 United States
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Phone:
(717) 260-1861
Website:
https://www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org

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