Sesquicentennial of the Washington Arsenal Explosion

The Congressional Cemetery held a commemorative ceremony to mark the 150th anniversary of the June 17, 1864 Washington Arsenal explosion… read more

The Congressional Cemetery held a commemorative ceremony to mark the 150th anniversary of the June 17, 1864 Washington Arsenal explosion that killed 21 women. Many of the victims were young, impoverished Irish immigrants. The youngest to die was twelve years old. The ceremony took place at the historic Congressional Cemetery next to Arsenal Monument, which was dedicated less than a year after the accident. close

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Sesquicentennial of the Washington Arsenal Explosion

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Program ID:
320056-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 5, 2014
Last Aired:
Jul 21, 2014

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  • Jul 05, 2014 | 9:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 06, 2014 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2014 | 1:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 19, 2014 | 9:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 20, 2014 | 3:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 21, 2014 | 6:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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