Travel back in time to 1862 as the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum participate in Call Me Melville with music, poetry and history: Folk trio Wintergreen plays Songs from the Civil War and Underground Railroad. Bernard Drew recounts the history of the Massachusetts 49th – the All Berkshire Regiment. Herman Melville’s poem “The College Colonel” is read by Athenaeum Librarian Alex Reczkowski.
Free and Open to the public.
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