Tag Archives: James A. Garfield National Historic Site

From Civil War to Civil Rights with ‘Justice Delayed’ author

We’re fortunate to have the James A. Garfield National Historic Site as neighbors. For several years, they’ve led a monthly series about the major wars, leaders, and legacies of the Civil War. Their experts have discussed Civil War art, the Gettysburg Address, … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: The Civil War & Grand Army of the Republic

For years, we’ve partnered with James A. Garfield National Historic Site—our neighbors down the street—for a monthly program about the U.S. Civil War. Their experts have discussed Civil War art, the Gettysburg Address, the role of female spies during the … Continue reading

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The Lost Gettysburg Address

President Abraham Lincoln shared the stage with two other speakers the day he gave his famed Gettysburg Address. The keynote speaker, Edward Everett—a renowned orator who served as the president of Harvard, ambassador to Britain, senator, and governor of Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Learn about Fort Sumter from the experts

For the last few years, we’ve partnered with the James A. Garfield National Historic Site to discuss the major battles, leaders and legacies of the Civil War. Now we’ll talk about how it began. We’re focusing on Fort Sumter during a … Continue reading

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Petticoats, Patriotism & Perfidy: Female Spies during the Civil War

When we discuss the Civil War, we are often discussing men—male generals, male soldiers, even male presidents. If a woman enters the conversation, it is typically either Harriet Tubman or Clara Barton. Both are spectacular and important people. However, there were … Continue reading

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