Remembering the Civil War Exhibit

Colonel James Lewis

Delaware County Historical Association

Delaware County in the Civil War, an exhibit featuring select items relating to the Civil War from the collections of the Delaware County Historical Association (and some generously loaned) is now on view. The exhibit will remain open to the public until November 18, 2011. The exhibit focuses on Delaware County during 1861-1865, the time of the US Civil War. This year marks the 150th Anniversary of the beginning of the war. Items on display include: a uniform jacket and sword worn by Colonel James Lewis of the 144th Regiment; reunion pictures; letter and diaries; and reunion ribbons. Numerous other items of interest will fill the Elijah Thomas Gallery at the museum. Hours: Tuesday through Sunday 11am to 4pm. Free admission.

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