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Female Spies in the Civil War at the Bethel Public Library, April 27

Meet some remarkable women at the Bethel Public Library on Monday April 27 in a fascinating program, Female Spies in the Civil War, at 7:00 p.m., presented by historian and author Matthew Bartlett.

 

Report by Paula Antolini
April 12, 2015 11:11PM EDT

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Photo above: Matthew Bartlett (right), a U. S. military historian, with his wife Jenn. Matthew is dressed as a Pinkerton agent and his wife is dressed in a spy costume.

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Female Spies in the Civil War at the Bethel Public Library, April 27

Meet some remarkable women at the Bethel Public Library on Monday April 27 in a fascinating program, Female Spies in the Civil War, at 7:00 p.m., presented by historian and author Matthew Bartlett. When you consider the various roles women played during the Civil War, you may think of laundresses, cooks, and nurses. But another of their important roles was as spies! Learn how these women risked their lives and changed the course of the War.

This program is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Bethel Public Library and a private individual donation.

Registration is required. The free performance is for adults as well as students in Grades 6 and up.  Register at www.bethellibrary.org or call 203-794-8756 x4.

All Bethel Public Library programs are open to the public and meet accessibility requirements for the disabled. Those needing special accommodations should contact the Library at least 2 weeks prior to the program to make arrangements.

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Bethel Public Library

189 Greenwood Avenue

Bethel, Connecticut

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