Monumental Genius: James Batterson & the Transformation of Art & Industry in Victorian America

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Monumental Genius: James Batterson & the Transformation of Art & Industry in Victorian America

September 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2017 James Batterson

Presented by William Hosley

This program will focus on the well-connected James Batterson of the New England Granite Company, who was responsible for building impressive buildings and monuments made from Westerly Granite. He parlayed his political connections into commissions for the most important war memorials and monuments in the country, including the signature monuments at the national cemeteries at Gettysburg and Antietam.

Non-yet-members $5.00; members free.

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Date:
September 10, 2017
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm