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Connections and Conversations: The Minutemen of 1861
Our nation’s capital was thrown into chaos and fear when southern states seceded from the Union. The 6th Massachusetts was quick to respond to President Lincoln’s call, but they had to fight to get there.
Presenters: Steve Phan, Civil War Defense of Washington and Dan Gagnon, National Parks of Boston
Join the National Parks of Boston and the Civil War Defense of Washington for Connections and Conversations.
Our nation’s capital was thrown into chaos and fear when southern states seceded from the Union. President Lincoln called for soldiers to defend the nation's capital. The 6th Massachusetts was quick to respond, but they had to fight to get there. Discover how they helped fortifyView more
This virtual event is free. All are welcome.
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Explore local history from home and away. Compare stories across time, distance and perspective. Exchange ideas and ask questions of park rangers and public historians.
Each program will include two presentations, followed by ample time for questions and answers with both presenters. Connections and Conversations will take place the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm (eastern time) live via WebEx.
Pier 1, Charlestown, MA