Women and the Civil War: The Untold Stories

Monday, May 20, 2019 • Program: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Exhibit Access: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Free for 1787 Society Members
$10 Members
$18 Teachers & students
$28 Non-Members

Don’t miss an evening of conversation presented in conjunction with the Center’s new permanent exhibit Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality, opening May 9. Noted historians Catherine Clinton, Thavolia Glymph, and Kate Masur explore the untold stories of the women abolitionists and suffragists of the Civil War and Reconstruction and how their work influenced constitutional change. Following the moderated conversation from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., guests will have access to tour the new Civil War and Reconstruction exhibit from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Lana Ulrich, senior director of content at the National Constitution Center, moderates.

This program is presented in conjunction with the Center’s exhibit, Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality, and presented in partnership with Vision 2020’s Women 100: A Celebration of American Women, a national initiative headquartered at Drexel University.

Watch this America's Town Hall program live at constitutioncenter.org/live.

Event & Parking Information

  • Registration is recommended for all programs. Call 215-409-6700 during museum hours or click “Get Tickets” above to reserve your seats.
  • Seating begins one hour prior to program start time. Programs begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.
  • For faster check-in you can now present your eTicket for program entry.
  • Programs are subject to change. Please check our website for the most up-to-date information.
  • Parking availability at the Center's garage will be posted two weeks prior to the program.


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