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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The Civil War and Waterford, NY

From a press release - looks like something fun to do on March 12:

Who: The Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center

What: -"Divided by War: the Confederate Flag that Almost Flew Over Waterford in 1861," Science and Technology Lecture Series

Where: McGreiveys, 91 Broad Street, Waterford, NY 12188
When: March 12th, 7-8pm
Admission: Suggested donation is $6 per person ($5 members)
The WaterfordHistorical Museumand Cultural Centerannounces its next exciting program "Divided by War: the Confederate Flag that Almost Flew Over Waterfordin 1861." Independent Historian, Paul Schneider, will explore the impact that the Civil War had on a local family who was divided geographically and possibly in other ways due to the war. Schneider will feature a collection of fascinating letters exchanged between the Eddy family of Waterfordand some of their relatives in Columbia, South Carolina.
Join us March 12th for splendid food and a fun time at McGreivey’s in Waterford, one of this area’s finest restaurants. Registration starts at 6:30pm and food and drink will be available for purchase all evening. Space is limited and pre-registration is recommended by calling 518-238-0809, or by e-mail Please check our website, website blog and/or Facebook for the latest news.
The WaterfordHistorical Museumand Cultural Centeris located in the 1830 Hugh White Homestead on Museum Lane in the Town of Waterford. The Museum offers various programs and exhibits year round. For more information about the Museum and its programs please contact the Museum at 238-0809 or check our website .


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