St. Paul's Church and the Civil War

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February 09, 2013


St. Paul's Church National Historic Site

Mt. Vernon

All Ages


Event description: Opening of new exhibition, "St. Paul's & the Civil War," and a recognition of President's Day & Black History Month. The exhibition commemorates the 150th anniversary of the great national conflict, including a talk about the role of religion in the Civil War by Professor Robert T. Valentine of Lehman College. There will be talks and re-enactments commemorating President's Day and February as Black History Month, including appearances by Presidents Washington, Lincoln, and Franklin D. Roosevelt, and underground railroad icon, Harriet Tubman. Many activities are suitable for children.

Address: 897 S. Columbus Ave.
Mt. Vernon, NY 10550
Phone: 914-667-4116