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Wicked Bible

After obtaining the throne, Charles I of England commissioned a new edition of his father's King James Bible. His reprint had major flaws, and the seventh commandment read, "Thou shalt commit adultery." Charles had most of the copies burned.

Daily Events for Friday, Apr 19th, 2013

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 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