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Main Topic
Our Nation
Topic
National Expansion & Reform: Military
Title

Frontier Military Posts (And the Women Who Called Them Home)

Speaker

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Description

This presentation is designed to introduce audiences to the lives and times of these extraordinary women. Audiences learn about the different classes of women on post, their day-to-day routines, their social interactions and, on a more personal note, how they functioned under Victorian and military constraints. At the conclusion of the program, Matkin demonstrates a Victorian tea, which was a source of comfort, relaxation and reflection for officers’ wives.

Age Group
All Ages

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