Saturday, May 10, 2014
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Morgan Hill Event Center
82 Morgan Hill Lane, Hermon, Maine 04401
Advance Registration required: $10 general public; $7 students Includes all sessions, materials, and coffee.
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Join us for a morning of national and Maine-based speakers on the aftereffects of the Civil War: population decline, out-migration, and its economic impact; cultural aspects of the post-Civil War era; and why the War still affects us 150 years later.
Featured speakers include:
Chandra Manning, Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University What Did the Civil War Change?
Tom Desjardin, Senior Policy Advisor, State of Maine, Office of the Governor Maine in the Civil War: Out-migration, Economic and Population Repercussions
David Greenham, Program Director, Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine Coming Home: A Civil War Veteran Returns (theater performance)
Josephine Cameron, Musician, writer, teacher Songs of the Civil War Era (musical performance)
After the program, please enjoy displays of local history projects by the 2013-2014 Local and Legendary: Maine in the Civil War grant recipients from Belfast, Gorham, Presque Isle, Portland/Westbrook, and Windham.
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