Civil War events set in Washington
Gunn Memorial Museum in Washington will offer the following Civil War-related events in the coming weeks.
A Civil War artifact appraisal day will be held Oct. 15 from noon to 3 p.m. with dealer and exhibit guest curator Thomas Zanavich.
The fourth annual Washington Green Cemetery Tour will be held Oct. 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Volunteers will present first-person, costumed narratives for patrons.
The event will focus on the Civil War and honor Washington soldiers.
Lynne McKenney Lydick will present "A Jezebel Among Us," Oct. 30 at 11:30 a.m.
The program will close out the museum's ongoing exhibit, "Letters from the Battlefield: Stories of Washington's Civil War Soldiers."
Through a first-person living history performance, Ms. McKenney will offer insight into the anti-slavery controversy that raged in Washington in the years before the war.
An exhibit, "Letters from the Battlefield: Stories of Washington's Civil War Soldiers," is on display through Oct. 30.
The museum on Wykeham Road is open Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.
For more information, call 860-868-7756 or visit www.gunnlibrary.org.