Service & Sacrifice: Vermont's Civil War Generation

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Join us for the opening of the latest Vermont Heritage Galleries exhibit: Service and Sacrifice: Vermont's Civil War Generation.

Exhibit Opening on Veteran's Day, Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 2:00-4:00 pm

Vermont History Center, 60 Washington Street, Barre
Presented by the Vermont Historical Society

The afternoon will include:

  • a presentation on “Our Faded and Torn Banners” by historian and author Donald H. Wickman (a Humanities Council program hosted by the Vermont Historical Society)
  • music by Pete Sutherland
  • presentation of the colors by the Civil War Hemlocks.

The exhibit features:

  • a Civil War flag owned by the State of Vermont
  • the famed 150’ long Andrus Civil War panorama
  • stunning Civil War photographs by George Houghton
  • and other artifacts that shed light on the people of Vermont who lived through the war on both the battlefield and the home front.

For more information, please contact Amy Sholk at (802) 479-8525 or·  Handicapped accessible.

This opening program is supported in part by the Vermont Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibit do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the Vermont Humanities Council.

This exhibit and all others at the Vermont Heritage Galleries will offer free admission until December 2012.