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A Laurel Founder's Life
Laurel        Civil War     Japan

June-December 2004


Early Years (1804-1834)

Laurel Years (1835-50)

A Life In Transition


Civil War (1860-65)

Department of Agriculture 1866-1871

Japan (1871-1875)

Final Years (1875-1885)

Credits & Acknowledgements



Credits and Acknowledgements


Horace Capron at 200:  A Laurel Founder's Life was on exhibition at the Laurel Museum from June-December 2004.  This website reflects that exhibit, and includes additional materials it was not possible to incorporate into it.

Website designed and developed by Karen Lubieniecki, May 2005.

Horace Capron at 200 Exhibition Curators: Karen Lubieniecki and Kenneth Skrivseth.

The curators and the Laurel Museum would like to thank the following individuals and institutions who contributed items for this exhibition, or who provided invaluable support and assistance.


Banfield Capron
Dick & Betty Compton
Department of Anthropology, NMNH, Smithsonian Institution
Illinois State Military Museum
L&L Gifts, Gourmet & Fine Chocolate
Library of Congress
Dr. Kristie Lindenmeyer
Dave Mann
Jim & Bobbi McCeney
Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Carol Runyan
Toyomi Takahashi
U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Westcountry Studies Library, Devon, UK
Yale University Library

Production support donated by Kinkos of Laurel

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