Civil War: Living History Weekend 2022

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Jul 23, 2022, 10:00:00 AM
Civil War: Living History Weekend 2022
Event Category Special Events
Event Description This is a Special Event
Event Title Civil War: Living History Weekend 2022
Space Description We will step beyond battles and behind front lines to present interactive and educational programming that will bring the many sides of New York State in the 1860s to life. As America’s greatest conflict, the Civil War indelibly changed the nation and its people. The inconsistency between America’s founding freedoms and the lived experience of enslaved persons was thrust into the consciousness of many throughout the country. While no battles took place in New York, more than 400,000 New Yorkers fought in the war. The state played a key role in the Abolitionist movement and the Underground Railroad. Throughout the weekend, Museum interpreters and guest speakers, and performers will share stories of how the war impacted all residents of New York