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Civil War Building Tour

Join Deputy Director Emeritus Charles Robertson for a tour of the museum historic site, also known as the old Patent Office Building and described by Walt Whitman as the "noblest of Washington Buildings." The tour will reveal many uses of the building during the Civil War. Actors portraying Walt Whitman, Clara Barton, a Union soldier, and President Abraham Lincoln will share their stories about the building.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Tour Repeats at 5:30 p.m.

Free; register at

Event begins at 3:30PM

Presented by: Smithsonian American Art Museum

Categories: Exhibits, Tours, Arts

Event Venue

Kogod Courtyard, Smithsonian American Art Museum

8th and F NW
Washington, DC 20004
  • Friday, February 15, 2013

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