The Veterans Memorial Museum will hold a free event April 16 marking the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War, which began April 12, 1861, with an assault on Fort Sumter.
According to a news release:
Storyteller Delbert Richardson will deliver an address titled “The Unspoken Truths,” presenting history, perspectives and artifacts from the years of slavery. James and Loretta Dimond will give a presentation about the reasons for the dividing of the nation, and Rob Sande will talk about the historical perspective of the assault on Fort Sumter.
A catered lunch is available for $12 per person.
The museum is at 100 S.W. Veterans Way in Chehalis. For more information, call Chip Duncan at 360-740-8875.