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How the Civil War Changed Washington

How the Civil War Changed Washington

February 2, 2015 – October 18, 2015

Museum: Anacostia Community Museum

Location: Main Gallery

This exhibition focuses on the social and spatial impacts of the war, such as changes in social mores, the built environment, the population and its ethnic breakdown, and new collective uses of wartime elements, including the many Civil War forts constructed around the city were later turned into parks.