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Lecture: The President is Dead!

August 22, 2015 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

President Abraham Lincoln

A photographic study of the Lincoln assassination.

Photography had emerged as a new way to record historic people and events during the Civil War. With the tragedy of Pres. Lincoln’s assassination in April of 1865, it was used to identify not only the crime scene and the suspects, but to document their incarceration and subsequent executions. Join historian Carson Hudson as he tells the story of the assassination through the examination and analysis of period photographs. Please note, some of the images may be disturbing to some visitors. 

This event will be held in the Monitor Classroom A.

Historian Carson Hudson

Historian Carson Hudson

Details

Date:
August 22, 2015
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Education Department
Phone:
(757) 591-7745

Venue

The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Phone:
(757) 596-2222
Website:
http://www.marinersmuseum.org