Adirondack History Center Civil War Lecture Series

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53The Adirondack History Center Museum is offering the third lecture in the Elizabeth HW Lawrence Summer Lecture Series tonight, Tuesday, July 23 at 7pm. The lecture features author and historian, Morris Glenn, presenting On the Trail of the USS Monitor about the Crown Point iron mining industry and its role in the Civil War.

On Tuesday evenings the museum remains open until 7pm and all are invited to view The Human Face of the Adirondacks in the Civil War exhibit, the Worked/Wild exhibit, and the updated Fire Tower exhibit. Admission to the exhibits is free with the purchase of a lecture ticket.

Future lectures in the series, in July and August are on Tuesdays at 7pm:

July 30 – The Adirondack Regiment / 118th New York Volunteers of the Civil War by Sharp Swan

August 6 – Company H and the New York 5th Calvary Regiment by Brent Vosburg

August 13 – Vignettes of the Home Front in the Civil War by Carol Blakeslee-Collin

August 20 – Civil War Roundtable discussions with historians, researchers and enthusiasts, public invited to participate.

August 27 – Voices of the Civil War, a program of readings from Civil War letters and diaries.

Reservations are recommended for the lectures. Please call 518-873-6466 or email for reservations. The price for each lecture is $5 for Museum Members, $8 for Non-members and $30 for the full lecture series. For more information, contact the museum or visit the website at

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