Sunday Stories: A Civil War Series


Sunday, October 23, 2016
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


See the past come to life with performances by expert storytellers Vienna Carroll and Keith Johnston. This performance focuses on Generals, Gentlemen, and the Draft. Performances at 1 & 3 pm. 30 minutes. Full series at www.hrm.orgGenerals, Gentlemen, and the Draft: Despite draft riots and heated opposition, Simeon Tierce of The Hills decides to enlist.  Following, discussion about conscription and the Westchester Draft Riots.

This series uses the artwork of Red Grooms and the history of Westchester as catalysts for these stories explore the contributions of African-Americans during the Civil War. Stories are based on the 19th century African American community in Westchester, known as “The Hills.” Vienna and Keith will use music, drama, and facilitated discussion to provide a rich cultural exchange. 

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, October 23, 2016
Times: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: Hudson River Museum
Presenter Phone: 9149634550
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