Cincinnati Museum Center | Cincinnati and the Civil War {Thru Jan 2013}

The Cincinnati Museum Center is hosting a Free exhibit, Cincinnati and the Civil War: The Queen City Responds 1861-1862 in the Ruthven Gallery from September 1, 2012 through January 13, 2013.

From the Museum Center: “September 2012 marks the 150th anniversary of the Confederate Siege of Cincinnati, which compelled soldiers and citizens to organize defenses around our Queen City. Learn about the defense of Cincinnati, the Battle of Perryville and other events from the first two years of the Civil War explored through actual uniforms, weapons and equipment of the common soldier as well as photographs, letters, broadsides and paintings of the period from our collections.”

Museum Center hours are Mon-Sat 10am-5pm and Sun 11am-6pm. This exhibit is Free and open to the public. Parking is $6 per vehicle. After 4:30pm parking is $4 per vehicle.

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