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Music of the Civil War Era
Join us for this interactive musical and interpretive
program. Musicians Joe Becton and Antoine Watts perform and tell stories in 19th century style clothing and equipment. They interpret music from Francis Johnson, 1830’s to Julia Ward How 1860’s. They will perform styles including spirituals, Underground Railroad songs, minstrel songs, and camp songs on guitar, flute, harmonica and voice.
This program is funded by Civil War 150: Exploring the War and Its Meaning through the Words of Those Who Lived It is a national public programing initiative designed to encourage public exploration of the transformative impact and contested meanings of the Civil War through primary documents and firsthand accounts. The project is presented by The Library of America, in partnership with The Gilder Lehrman Institute of America, and is supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
|Where||Haverford Township Free Library 1601 Darby Rd, Havertown, PA 19083|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||2:00 pm–3:30 pm|
|Who to bring||Everyone|
|Phone||610-446-3028 x 216|
More About Haverford Township Free Library
Haverford Township Free Library carries a vast collection of literature and research material in circulation. The library runs and hosts a variety of programs including art workshops, story time sessions and SAT prep courses. A list of programs and schedules are available on the library's website.