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This Weekend Only: Civil War Highlight Tours

Abraham_Lincoln_seated,_Feb_9,_1864July 3 – 5 only, we are pleased to offer a very special Highlight Tour of American Civil War Photography — FREE with museum admission. 

Scheduled for 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. each day, these brief 20-minute tours will introduce guests to the current exhibition on view, Between the States: Photographs of the American Civil War. Guided tours begin with highlights of The Rockwell’s history, architecture, and collection, illuminating art about the American experience.  

After your tour, continue through The Rockwell’s galleries, or find special markdowns on USA-Made products in The Museum Store!

No reservations are required and visitors can join a tour any time.

American Civil War Photography Exhibition 

Between the States: Photographs of the Ameri­can Civil War presents a selection of historical photographs of Civil War sites and circumstances. From the collection of the George Eastman House, the exhibition includes extremely rare photographs include The Lincoln Conspiracy, an album compiled by the 4th Cavalry Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers, containing wood engravings and lithographs relating to Lincoln’s assassination and the search, trail and execution of the conspirators.  

Between the States also includes portraits of such Civil War era figures as Abraham Lincoln, General Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Sojourner Truth, Tom Thumb, Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony. The collection abounds with portraits of soldiers, many of whom remain unidentified, but whose images remind us of the endless number of soldiers who served during this war.

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