Life after President Garfield with Mrs. Garfield:
Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 1 p.m.
President James A. Garfield died on September 19, 1881, some 80 days after being shot by Charles Guiteau on July 2. As the nation mourned a leader struck down in his prime, Garfield’s widow, Lucretia, and their five children had to adjust to life without him. Join Mrs. Lucretia Garfield (portrayed by living historian Debbie Weinkamer) for a conversation about her family’s life in the years after President Garfield’s death. Free of charge.
Last updated: September 22, 2018