Civil War Legacies in Maine: Statewide Civil War Symposium
In year two of a major NEH-funded collaborative project, Maine Historical Society and Maine Humanities Council host this half-day Civil War Symposium focusing on Maine after the War. Speakers include:
Chandra Manning, Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University - What did the Civil War Change?
Tom Desjardin, Senior Policy Advisor, State of Maine, Office of the Governor; and author of Stand Firm, Ye Boys from Maine - Maine in the Civil War: Out-migration, Economic and Population Repercussions
David Greenham, Program Director – Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine - Coming Home: A Civil War Veteran Returns Theater Performance
Josephine Cameron - Songs of the Civil War Era Musical Performance
After the program, please enjoy displays of local history projects by the 2013-2014 Local and Legendary: Maine in the Civil War Grant Recipients from Belfast, Presque Isle, Portland/Westbrook, Gorham, and Windham.