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Sending the Message: The US Signal Corps in the Civil War
  • 6/20/2021
  • Washington Monument State Park
  • 6620 Zittlestown Road, Middletown, MD 21769
  • 301-432-8065
  • 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Free
  • E-MAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
    Overview

    Join a Park Ranger and discover how flags were used to communicate during the Civil War, and the importance of Washington Monument to the Union Signal Corps. Learn about the monument’s use during the war, see demonstrations of how to send messages, and then send your own messages with signal flags.

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