Maryland Women's Heritage Center

Anna Ella Carroll Event Series - October 24, 25, 26, 2013

Don't Miss this Maryland and Baltimore First Event !!!

A challenge to all the Nancy Drews, Alex Crosses, history buffs, women activists, Civil War reenactors and those in the military - past or present! You know Carroll County or New Carrollton, and likely heard of Charles Carroll. But who was Anna Ella Carroll? Do not miss this unique series of events aimed at rediscovering a Civil War heroine. Hear from experts and weigh in on the long-standing controversy about her role and importance during Lincoln's administration. Help move her nomination for a posthumous Purple Heart forward!

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Please join the Maryland Women's Heritage Center, the Maryland Historical Society the Friends of Anna Ella Carroll, and the Star Spangled Banner Flag House for a special series of 3 events about Civil War heroine Anna Ella Carroll, October 24, 25, 26, 2013.

Thursday, October 24 at 5:30 p.m., The Maryland Historical Society will be hosting a panel discussion: Rediscovering Anna Ella Carroll and her very special place in American history. Panel features Maryland and national historians and authors with plenty of time for interaction.

Friday, October 25 at 1:00 p.m., The Maryland Women's Heritage Center will be hosting a panel discussion: Invisible No More: A Place for Women in Military History, covering the contributions of Anna Ella Carroll and the treatment of women in the military from her times through today, including sexual harassment, and the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington Cemetery. Lunch is included.

Saturday, October 26 at 2:00 p.m., The Star Spangled Banner Flag House will be hosting the Baltimore premiere of Lost River, a creative film based on the true story of Anna Ella Carroll, an unrecognized heroine of the American Civil War. One of the first women to function as a lawyer, Anna helped to keep Maryland in the Union by advising President Abraham Lincoln on war issues and was considered by many to be an unofficial member of Lincoln's Cabinet.

Please click here for flyer with full event series details, registration and ticket information for each event. Looking forward to seeing you at one or ALL of the events. Everyone is welcome!!

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