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Why Aren't They Smiling? A Look at Civil War Photographs

  • Wednesday, October 14, 2015
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • MacArthur Memorial Visitor Center Theatre

Every photograph tells a story. Join historian Carson Hudson as he examines several interesting and unusual Civil War photographs, sharing the stories behind the emerging photographic movement and the myths surrounding Civil War images - and explains why everyone always looks so STERN!
FREE and open to the public 

We welcome you to contact us!  The Norfolk Historical Society maintains space at Historic Fort Norfolk (c. 1810).  We are also available via mail, e-mail, and social media.


Fort Norfolk
810 Front Street
Norfolk, VA 23510


Norfolk Historical Society
P.O. Box 6367
Norfolk, Virginia 23508-0367

(757) 754-2004


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