Civil War Exhibitions at Pasadena Museum of History – Expanded Information & Special Programming

first_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News Pasadena GAR in Memorial Park, circa 1920 (Special Collections)In a year that marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil war, Pasadena Museum of History joins with organizations nationwide to commemorate the sesquicentennial of a conflict that has continued to affect the America in which we live. When Johnny Came Marching West: How the Civil War Shaped Pasadena and Thaddeus Lowe: Chief Aeronaut of the Union Army on view from April 22 through September 20, 2015, will explore the surprisingly important role California played in the conflict, and how the war’s aftermath influenced the development of our local communities.The more-than 700 veterans buried at Mountain View Cemetery are testament to the deep connections between our region and the Civil War. These exhibitions will reveal intimate stories of veterans and spotlight the amazing exploits, bravery, courage, and heartbreak of both soldiers and civilians, personalizing a war that is often mentioned only through its bloody battles and great loss of life.Special programming will be offered in relation to these exhibitions. Please see the listing at the end of this document and refer to the Museum website, www.pasadenahistory.org, for further details and information.Tickets: $7; free for children under 12 and Museum Members are available in the Museum Store (no reservations necessary). Pasadena Museum of History is located at 470 W. Walnut St. (corner Walnut St. and Orange Grove Blvd.), Pasadena. For more information visit www.pasadenahistory.org or call (626) 577-1660. Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Make a comment Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  History Civil War Exhibitions at Pasadena Museum of History – Expanded Information & Special Programming Featuring When Johnny Came Marching West: How the Civil War Shaped Pasadena& Thaddeus Lowe: Chief Aeronaut of the Union Army From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 | 3:37 pm faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Herbeauty12 Female Fashion Trends That Guys Can’t StandHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBohemian Summer: How To Wear The Boho Trend RightHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCreative Ways To Burn Calories That Require Little EffortHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Trends To Look Like An Eye-Candy And 6 To Forget AboutHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Brutally Honest Reasons Why You’re Still SingleHerbeautyHerbeauty Business Newscenter_img More Cool Stuff Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 5 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Top of the News Subscribe EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDSlast_img read more