“When Janie Comes Marching Home: Women’s Fight to Serve,” a display that explores the participation of women in America’s armed conflicts and their struggle to be allowed to serve in the nation’s military forces, is currently on view at Legislative Hall, located at 411 Legislative Ave. in Dover, Del.
The home of Delaware’s General Assembly, Legislative Hall is open to the public on a limited basis. Admission is free but visitors must pass through a security checkpoint at the entrance to the building. Call 302-744-4114 before planning a visit.
Created by volunteer Carolyn Apple and the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ Collections, Affiliates, Research and Exhibits (CARE) Team, the display includes several items from the collections of the State of Delaware including recruiting posters, women’s military uniforms and equipment, as well as a timeline that highlights the contributions of several notable American women who have served their country from the Revolutionary War to the present.
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