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The Frazier Museum is home to the sword of Josiah Bartlett, a New Hampshire statesman and second signer of the Declaration of independence.

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9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

12:00 pm "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

12:45 pm Sarah Winchester: A Reluctant Heiress

The story of the eccentric heiress to the Winchester arms fortune and the owner of one of the most mysterious homes ever built.

Location
1st Floor Theater

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

2:30 pm The Flight Nurse

Second Lieutenant Reba Z. Whittle, the only American nurse captured and imprisoned by the Germans during WWII, tells of her experiences in a German POW camp.

Location
1st Floor Theater

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

11:00 am SECOND SATURDAY Family Day

“Medieval History”

What do a medieval knight and a Star Wars Storm Trooper have in common? We will have live walking and talking examples of each for you to meet from 12 to 2 p.m. Join us for medieval-themed performances, crafts and countless hands-on discovery objects, all designed to give you a glimpse into life during the Middle Ages.

12:00 pm "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

12:00 pm Roseanna McCoy

The “Juliet of the Mountains” tells the story of the infamous Hatfield-McCoy feud that took place along the border between Kentucky and West Virginia.

Location
1st Floor Theater

3:30 pm Sarah Winchester: A Reluctant Heiress

The story of the eccentric heiress to the Winchester arms fortune and the owner of one of the most mysterious homes ever built.

Location
1st Floor Theater

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

3:45 pm The Flight Nurse

Second Lieutenant Reba Z. Whittle, the only American nurse captured and imprisoned by the Germans during WWII, tells of her experiences in a German POW camp.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

12:00 pm "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

1:30 pm Roseanna McCoy

The “Juliet of the Mountains” tells the story of the infamous Hatfield-McCoy feud that took place along the border between Kentucky and West Virginia.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

3:15 pm The Spy of the Cumberland

Pauline Cushman, one of the boldest spies of the American Civil War, describes her exploits behind enemy lines.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

2:00 pm Border War: 1862

A Kansas woman tells of the tense and bloody times on the Kansas-Missouri border that led to Quantrell’s Raid.*****

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

12:00 pm "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

2:00 pm 2nd Floor Highlights Tour

Join one of our Historic Interpreters for a brief walk through the 2nd Floor American collection.

Location
2nd Floor Landing

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

3:30 pm Sarah Winchester: A Reluctant Heiress

The story of the eccentric heiress to the Winchester arms fortune and the owner of one of the most mysterious homes ever built.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am "Spirits of the Passage" exhibit gallery open

This humbling exhibition explores the circumstances of the transatlantic slave trade, gleaning facts and artifacts from the archaeological excavation of a sunken slave ship.  Launching in February in conjunction with Black History Month, “Spirits of the Passage” includes real artifacts from slave ships as well as other period items.  Iron shackles (some small enough to restrain a child), ivory tusks and brass bowls are only a few of the objects guests will find. How did the trade get started, who was involved and why did it thrive? These are some of the important questions this exhibition seeks to answer.

Location
2nd floor, north gallery

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