Watertown and the Civil War

North Parlor, Edmund Fowle House
Opening Reception March 7, 2015 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
On view at no charge during normal museum hours from 1:00 - 4:00 PM on the third Sunday of each month; see Visit page for specific dates.

This exhibit features a newly-acquired collection, donated by one of our long-time members, Florence Jones, of transcriptions and reproductions of Civil War letters written by her great-uncle Thomas Folsom Norris, who joined the Union Army as a 15-year-old drummer boy in 1862.


Visitors can also read newspaper interviews from 1911 with Civil War veterans living in Watertown at the time and view information on other people and sites connected to Watertown and the Civil War.