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“Freemasons in the Civil War” program at the New Castle Court House Museum on April 29, 2015

Historical and Cultural Affairs | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015



(DOVER, Del.—April 20, 2015)—On Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 7 p.m., the New Castle Court House Museum, located at 211 Delaware St. in New Castle, Del., will present “Freemasons in the Civil War,” a program by museum historic-site interpreter David Price. The program will explore the participation of members of the world’s oldest and largest fraternal organization in the battles of First Manassas, Shiloh, Antietam, Gettysburg and Appomattox; as well as a story about Col. John Singleton Mosby and the draft lottery of 1864. Admission is free and open to the public. For additional information, call 302-323-4453.

“Friend to Friend,” Masonic memorial in the Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Pa.
“Friend to Friend,” Masonic memorial in the Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Pa.

David Price, a 32nd degree Freemason and life-long history-enthusiast, has served as a historic-site interpreter at the New Castle Court House Museum since 2011 after completing a long career with General Motors. In addition to his work at the museum, the Newark, Del. resident has served as both a first- and third-person interpreter at Fort Delaware, among several other locations, and has conducted numerous lectures and performances based on his research of the American Civil War.

David Price
David Price

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Contact:
Jim Yurasek
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs
Phone: 302-736-7413
E-mail: Jim.Yurasek@delaware.gov
Web: http://history.delaware.gov

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“Freemasons in the Civil War” program at the New Castle Court House Museum on April 29, 2015

Historical and Cultural Affairs | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015



(DOVER, Del.—April 20, 2015)—On Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 7 p.m., the New Castle Court House Museum, located at 211 Delaware St. in New Castle, Del., will present “Freemasons in the Civil War,” a program by museum historic-site interpreter David Price. The program will explore the participation of members of the world’s oldest and largest fraternal organization in the battles of First Manassas, Shiloh, Antietam, Gettysburg and Appomattox; as well as a story about Col. John Singleton Mosby and the draft lottery of 1864. Admission is free and open to the public. For additional information, call 302-323-4453.

“Friend to Friend,” Masonic memorial in the Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Pa.
“Friend to Friend,” Masonic memorial in the Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Pa.

David Price, a 32nd degree Freemason and life-long history-enthusiast, has served as a historic-site interpreter at the New Castle Court House Museum since 2011 after completing a long career with General Motors. In addition to his work at the museum, the Newark, Del. resident has served as both a first- and third-person interpreter at Fort Delaware, among several other locations, and has conducted numerous lectures and performances based on his research of the American Civil War.

David Price
David Price

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Contact:
Jim Yurasek
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs
Phone: 302-736-7413
E-mail: Jim.Yurasek@delaware.gov
Web: http://history.delaware.gov

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