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Who Was Ben Butler?

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tickets Starting at: Free – $10

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Join noted historian Robert Forrant and Butler descendents, along with actors from the upcoming performance of Richard Strand’s play Ben Butler (Gloucester Stage, August 2–25) for a lively discussion of the dynamic Civil War General, Massachusetts governor, and settler of Bay View. Offered in collaboration with Gloucester Stage Company.

Free for CAM/GSC members; $10 nonmembers (includes Museum admission). Reservations required.

(above) Alfred James Wiggin (1823–1883), General Benjamin F. Butler (1818–1893), 1869. Oil on canvas. Gift of the Gloucester Daily Times, 1952.

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Date:
July 27
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $10
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.capeannmuseum.org/events/who-was-ben-butler/

Organizer

Cape Ann Museum
Phone:
978-283-0455 x 10
Email:
Info@capeannmusuem.org
Website:
http://www.capeannmuseum.org/

Venue

Cape Ann Museum
27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Phone:
978-283-0455 x 10
Website:
http://www.capeannmuseum.org/