- The Washington Times - Friday, September 23, 2005




Through Nov. 27: The Surratt House Museum features a photographic exhibit tracing the assassination of Abraham Lincoln from the plot to capture the president through the trial and the carrying out of the conspirators’ sentences. The exhibit is part of public tours of the museum, at 9118 Brandywine Road, Clinton. Open Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Last tour a half-hour before closing. Information: 301/868-1121 or www.surratt.org.


Today: Mort Kunstler unveils “Victory Rode the Rails,” a painting that depicts an event in Delaplane during the Civil War. The artist also will sign books and prints from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Delaplane Store and Antique Center on Delaplane Grade Road (540/364-2754). A portion of profits from Mr. Kunstler’s appearance will be donated to the American Red Cross for victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Tomorrow: The Graffiti House at Brandy Station will host a lecture on current research findings pertaining to the house. Reservations required. Call 540/439-3549 or register online at SumerduckWood@aol.com.

Wednesday: Lecture on “God and Stonewall Jackson” presented by James I. Robertson Jr., 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Regent University, 1650 Diagonal Road, Alexandria. Information: 703/740-1400.

Information excerpted in part from the Civil War News, Tunbridge, VT 05077, by permission. Information for the calendar may be sent to civilwar@washingtontimes.com or by fax to 202/529-3298.

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