"Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War"

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Quilt from "Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts and Context in the Civil War" at the New-York Historical Society
The New-York Historical Society has come up with an amazing way to commemorate the 150th anniversary of what's likely the most heartrending moments in U.S. history: the Civil War. This show looks at the personal stories told by quilts, clothing and other artifacts made on the homefront at a time when familial bonds were put to the test by forces beyond anyone's control. All ages.
Event phone: 212-873-3400
Event website: http://nyhistory.org