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Be Jubilant My Feet - Music from the Civil War

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Be Jubilant My Feet  - Music from the Civil War

Time: November 12, 2011 from 3pm to 5pm
Location: Story Chapel Mt Åuburn Cemetery
Street: 580 Mt Auburn St
City/Town: Cambridge MA
Website or Map: http://www,
Event Type: historical, program
Organized By: Libby Franck
Latest Activity: Oct 29, 2011

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In November of 1861 poet and activist Julia Ward Howe penned the lyrics to “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” while visiting Union Troops in Washington , D.C. Join us in Story Chapel to celebrate the 150th anniversary of this important Civil War song and other music from the era that captured the spirit of a country in the tangles of war. Libby Frank will portray Julia Ward Howe and the Proper Ladies (Deborah Goss and Anabel Graetz) will perform a capella songs from the era during this special program.

 Refreshments will be provided.

Fee:$10 members; $15 non-members.


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