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9:00 am

Fashion for Fighting: The Role of Clothing in the Women’s Rights Movement

March 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
Free – $7

In 2020, the Miller House Museum is presenting four brand-new exhibits that focus on the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in America. About this Event In just over 20 years, American women went from wearing corsets, heavy skirts, and layers of petticoats to donning pants and knee-length dresses. What sparked this major change in fashion? The role of clothing – and the lengths to which women would go to defend their choices – is explored in this new exhibit. Learn more about the social changes that prompted these fashion changes, and what that meant for the women’s rights movement throughout the 20th century.

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6:00 pm

Culture & Cocktails: The Story of a CVRR Engineer with Kevin Talhelm

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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Quench your thirst for knowledge at this one-of-a-kind lecture series! Enjoy a drink and have a think! At Culture & Cocktails, a lecture program at the Miller House Museum, we tackle a historical topic with the help of a little liquid fortitude.In March, Kevin Talhelm will bring to life the story of James Talhelm, an engineer for the Cumberland Valley Railroad in the early 1900s. Learn more about the golden days of the rail system in the area through the eyes of a long-time employee.The featured cocktail will be: the Blue Train! This tasty orange-flavored concoction dates back to a famous 1930s race between a Bentley car and a blue French train.Your ticket price will include your first drink, and refills will be available for a small fee. This event is for adults ages 21 and older, please! For more information, please don't hesitate to get in touch!Culture & Cocktails 2020 has been made possible by the generous support of the James and Mary Schurz Foundation.

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