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To See the World

During the Civil War, glasses with colored lenses were used to treat disorders and illnesses. Yellow-trimmed glasses were used to treat syphilis, blue for insanity, and pink for depression. Thus we get the term, “to see the world through rose-colored glasses.”

The Spy of the Cumberland

Date: May, 7th 2013 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

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

Location
1st Floor Theatre