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Opens at 11:00 AM
Last Admission at 5:00 PM

(202) 824-0613

437 7th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

The preserved rooms are accessible by both stairs and elevator.

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Upcoming Events

Oh Freedom! Songs of the Civil Rights Movement
February 25 @ 4:00 pm

Join award-winning folksinger Chris Vallillo to explore and enjoy the music that was an integral part to America’s long Civil Rights movement.

The Widow Maker: How the Pension Office Forced Women to Fight for Survival After the Civil War
March 9 @ 6:00 pm

Learn how the Pension Office forced women to fight for survival after the Civil War.

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“Ready for Mischief”

Dr. Mary E. Walker of New York embarked on a crusade to become a surgeon in the Union Army.

Cornelia Hancock

Largely forgotten today, Cornelia Hancock was one of the best known and beloved nurses of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War.  Throughout the war, from the Battle of Gettysburg to Appomattox, she maintained a long association with the 14th Connecticut Volunteers through her work in 2nd and 3rd Corps […]

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