Freedom's Cap: The United States Capitol and the Coming of the Civil War

Tuesday, 3/27/2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Event Type

Lecture/Panel Discussion
Act 48/CEU Credits Offered
The Library Company of Philadelphia
1314 Locust St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

The history of the modern U.S. Capitol, the iconic seat of American government, is also the history of America’s most tumultuous years. As the majestic new building rose above Washington’s skyline, battles over slavery and secession ripped the country apart. Author Guy Gugliotta will speak at the Library Company of Philadelphia. Preceded by a reception at 5:30 p.m.