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Leaders and Legacies of the Civil War

Event Type: Adults
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 11/14/2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Description:
 “We Can Now Look Back Upon the Scene”: Cycloramas as Art, Entertainment, & Memorial
By the last decades of the 19th century, Americans were ready to look back at their shared experience of Civil War. A new theatrical field—the cyclorama—allowed people to witness the war in a way no parade or monument could. Learn about battlefield cycloramas and the amazing ability they had to put people in the center of the defining experience of their lives.
Library: Main Library
Location: James R. Garfield Room (Main - Lower Level)
Presenter: Meredith
Status: Closed