House 200- From Individuals to Symbols of Memory

House 200- From Individuals to Symbols of Memory

Location: 

White House of the Confederacy

Co-sponsors and Partners: 

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia, Quill Theatre

Discover how the individuals known to history as Mary Elizabeth Bowser, “Jim Limber," and Winnie Davis - all at one point associated with the house - have been used as symbols to shape Civil War memory. This panel discussion will feature John Coski (ACWM), Ruth Ann Coski (historian), and Lois Leveen (author).

Come early at 1:30pm to see actors from Quill Theatre read selections from their new original play about Mary Elizabeth Bowser and Elizabeth Van Lew, "Under the Veil". 

Learn more about the house's bicentennial at www.whc200.org.

Cost: 

$10 Adults (Includes Museum admission), Members: Free. Season subscription- $100

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