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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.”

Dolley Madison

Date: September, 2nd 2014 3:30 pm - 3:50 pm

One of the most dynamic First Ladies in American history recounts the attack on Washington by British troops during the War of 1812.

Location
1st Floor Theatre