Aug 01, 2018

Museum After Hours: In Search of the 62nd U.S. Colored Infantry

The men of the 62nd and 65th U.S. Colored Infantry founded Lincoln University just after the Civil War. Michelle Brooks, local historian and newspaper editor, will present her research on the 62nd. Her works gives names and faces to the individuals who formed the unit and founded the school.

The program continues the museum's ongoing series, "Museum After Hours," held the first Wednesday of each month. In addition to the program, the museum's galleries will be open until 9 pm.

Time: 7 pm

Location: Missouri State Museum, First Floor, Missouri State Capitol, 201 Capitol Ave. 

Cost: Free

Contact: For more information, please contact the Missouri State Museum at 573-751-2854

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