"Free at Last" Traveling Exhibition on Emancipation

October 1, 2013 - December 1, 2013
Event By: Granville Museum Address: 175 Clover St Granville, TN 38564 Email: info@granvilletn.com Phone: (931) 653-4151
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Dates: October 1st 2013 – December 1st 2013 Wed- Sat. 12pm - 3pm For the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area has enlarged its traveling exhibition on emancipation. The enhanced exhibition will be on view at the Granville Museum in October & November. Entitled “Free at Last!” the 4-panel exhibition emphasizes the significance of emancipation as a result of the Civil War. The first two panels give an overview of emancipation and Reconstruction in Tennessee. The second two panels focus on how the Union army served as a catalyst for emancipation during the Mississippi Valley campaign in West Tennessee, where a groundbreaking contraband camp was established at Grand Junction in November 1862. (READ MORE at our website) http://granvilletn.com/90