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  • June 28, 2017

    By Robert Hancock
    Senior Curator & Director of Collections

    The crib at the foot of the bed in the master bedchamber reminds us just how young a family lived in the house during the war. While Jefferson Davis was 53 years

  • June 23, 2017

    This blog series features lesser-known stories from the Civil War era. 

    By Cathy Wright
    Curator

    Five: the number of times that an

  • June 19, 2017

    By Chris Graham
    Guest Curator

    Today is Juneteenth and #JUNETEENTH is trending on Twitter. The path that Juneteenth has taken from its origin in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to trending topic in 2017 is a fascinating example of

  • June 16, 2017

     

    If you are in need of a last minute Father's Day gift, or some unique treasures for yourself, look no further than our Museum shops. Each one features locally made goods, original ACWM apparel items, and plenty of books and collectibles 

  • June 14, 2017

    By Robert Hancock
    Senior Curator & Director of Collections

    The Victorians loved their ornaments, knickknacks, and curios. You had to have somewhere to put all this extra stuff, and when the tables were covered you

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