Women’s History Documentary at General Grant National Memorial in NYC, March 25-26

Women who served in the Civil War

Please join the National Park Service General Grant National Memorial as we celebrate Women’s History Month with “The Forgotten Grave: Women Soldiers of the American Civil War.” More than 600 women disguised themselves as men to fight in the American Civil War. This doc­umentary film tells their stories through the women’s own letters, diaries and testimonials. ‘The Forgotten Grave’ also follows the lives of other women who took part in the Civil War, such as nurses, spies and other brave heroines.

Showing at the Visitor Center at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, March 25 and 26, 2017. Runtime 58 minutes.

Plan Your Visit: The Memorial is located at 122nd Street and Riverside Drive in Manhattan. Presentations are held in the Visitor Center, located along Riverside Drive, to the west of the memorial.

The General Grant National Memorial is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. For more information call 212-666-1640 or go to www.nps.gov/gegr. Facebook: GrantstombNPS; Twitter: @GrantsRombNPS

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