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9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

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9:00 am Discount Day

Museum admission is only 150 cents to commemorate the 150 years since the Civil War began. ($1.50 will work too.)

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

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1:00 pm In Rehearsal: The Battle of Trenton

A Continental Army soldier recounts the first significant victory for General Washington and his rag-tag army in the bitter cold of a New Jersey Christmas night.

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

5:00 pm We Sing America!

Presented in partnership with the Kentucky Opera and Fund for the Arts. Free happy hour events on 1/19, 1/26 and 2/2 from 5 to 7 p.m., Kentucky Opera studio artists perform “We Sing America,” providing a vivid tour of American history, including the Civil War, through our country’s folk songs. Frazier Museum interpreters also perform.

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

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2:00 pm FIRST FRIDAY Homeschool Program

FIRST FRIDAY Homeschool Program – “Kentucky Pioneers and Tools of the Trade”
(Recommended for grades 3 through 8 )

During this hands-on program, students explore the life and hardships of early Kentucky pioneers.  Students handle tools from the past and make predictions about their uses, explore the galleries to complete an investigation guide about Kentucky and see live performances such as “Day in the Life: Frontier Woman” or “John Floyd.” Click to register.

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

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1:00 pm Mastery of Arms: Elizabethan Sword Master

Our Interpreters practice sword and buckler, rapier and dagger techniques taken directly from the 16th century manuals.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:00 pm Super Bowl Sunday - FREE Admission

This Super Bowl Sunday at the Frazier History Museum, enjoy FREE admission and parking from 12 to 5 p.m. Explore times when knights and soldiers did battle on the field, not in a stadium! While you’re here, get a Family Membership (a $75 value) for only $50! And, if you’re newly engaged, enjoy “Super Bride Sunday” from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Louisville Wedding Network’s Super Bride Sunday. Presented by The Louisville Wedding Network, the show is FREE for brides and guests with FREE parking! In one afternoon, you’ll meet Louisville’s best wedding vendors and see one of the area’s most unique venues for wedding ceremonies and receptions. For V.I.P. admission (no waiting in line), pre-register at www.louisvilleweddingnetwork.com.

1:00 pm Super Briday Sunday

Mark your calendars for Louisville’s BEST Wedding Show!

Presented by The Louisville Wedding Network, the show is FREE for brides and guests with FREE parking! In one afternoon, you’ll meet Louisville’s best wedding vendors and see one of the area’s most unique venues for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

For V.I.P. admission (no waiting in line), pre-register at www.louisvilleweddingnetwork.com.

For more on the Frazier Museum’s event space, click here.

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:00 pm In Rehearsal: Mary Chesnut

This interpretation about the attack on Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861, is drawn from the diary that one of the South’s most articulate women kept during the “War of Northern Aggression.”

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:00 pm In Rehearsal: The Battle of Trenton

A Continental Army soldier recounts the first significant victory for General Washington and his rag-tag army in the bitter cold of a New Jersey Christmas night.

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:00 am Lucy Higgs Nichols

Ms. Judith Owens-Lalude, an associate of the Carnegie Center in New Albany, IN, shares the story of Lucy Higgs Nichols. Lucy was an enslaved person from New Albany who escaped her owners and joined the 23rd Indiana to serve as a nurse during the Civil War.

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

11:00 am SECOND SATURDAY Family Day

SECOND SATURDAY Family Day – “African American History”

The rich diversity of African cultures has forged and enriched the American Experience. Join us for fun and engaging activities, crafts and performances that celebrate African- American History Month.

2:00 pm African Americans in Thoroughbred Racing

Liz Williams from the Kentucky Derby Museum presents a family-friendly lecture and PowerPoint designed to teach how horse racing traces its roots to early Africa, through the slave trade, and into North America. We’ll also discuss jockeys and the early years of the Kentucky Derby up through modern African American participants in the equine industry.

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

7:00 pm Frazier Canteen

Frazier Canteen
1940s USO-style dinner & dance
Saturday, February 11, 2012
7 to 10 p.m.

Celebrate Valentine’s weekend dancing cheek-to-cheek with your sweetie! Put on your Boogie Woogie stompers, spiffiest World War II-era threads and hoof the night away with the 17-piece Don Krekel Orchestra at the third annual Frazier Canteen! Read More>>>

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4:00 pm In Rehearsal: The Battle of Trenton

A Continental Army soldier recounts the first significant victory for General Washington and his rag-tag army in the bitter cold of a New Jersey Christmas night.

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:30 pm In Rehearsal: Mary Chesnut

This interpretation about the attack on Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861, is drawn from the diary that one of the South’s most articulate women kept during the “War of Northern Aggression.”

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:30 pm In Rehearsal: Mary Chesnut

This interpretation about the attack on Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861, is drawn from the diary that one of the South’s most articulate women kept during the “War of Northern Aggression.”

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:00 pm In Rehearsal: Mary Chesnut

This interpretation about the attack on Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861, is drawn from the diary that one of the South’s most articulate women kept during the “War of Northern Aggression.”

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1:30 pm In Rehearsal: Mary Chesnut

This interpretation about the attack on Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861, is drawn from the diary that one of the South’s most articulate women kept during the “War of Northern Aggression.”

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

9:00 am "Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy"

The War Between the States pitted brother against brother. Nowhere was this division more apparent than in the border state of Kentucky— where family lines were often the battle lines. The Frazier History Museum opens its newest exhibition, “Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy” on October 15, in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

“My Brother, My Enemy,” which runs through April 7, 2012, examines how Kentucky’s distinctive physical and political positioning led to deep and lasting divisions among families and friends. Unlike many other Civil War studies that tend to focus on the battlefield chronology, the 3,800 square foot exhibition delves into the heart-wrenching and personal stories of the nationwide conflict that forever severed once close-knit relationships here in Kentucky.

Read More>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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