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G.A.R. and Civil War Museum open Memorial Day

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Marblehead, MA - The G.A.R. and Civil War Museum, located on the second floor of Marblehead’s Old Town House, will be open to the public on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The G.A.R. was a post-Civil War veterans’ organization founded to provide support for soldiers and their families. Marblehead’s G.A.R. Room is preserved exactly as it was when the last meeting was held in the 1930s, and is one of the few remaining meeting rooms in the United States...

The G.A.R. Room is maintained by the Marblehead Museum and Historical Society, and is open to the public on Memorial Day, July 4, during the Christmas Walk and by appointment. Additional openings are expected to be announced. For more information, call the Marblehead Museum at 781-631-1768.

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