Civil War 150 Special Events

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    2011-2015: The Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War and Emancipation

    Mark your calendars to attend these special events commemorating the American Civil War and Emancipation.

Blue Ridge Highlands

Blacksburg - Mar. 20, 21 - Liz Lerman: Healing Wars - The 150th anniversary of our Civil War offers a potent context for issues that continue to impact ...

Central Virginia

Henrico - Sep. 26, 27, 28 - Battle of New Market Heights & Campaign Before Richmond 1864 Reenactment - Seize the opportunity to visit Henrico County as it commemorates the 150th anniversary of the ...

Richmond - Sep. 26 - 30 - Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the 1864 Battles of Fort Harrison and New Market Heights - Richmond National Battlefield Park and its partners will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the ...

Appomattox - Oct. 8 - “Danville in the Civil War” Civil War Conversation - Every second Wednesday of the month, the Museum of the Confederacy and the Appomattox Court House ...

Petersburg - Oct. 17, 18, 19 - The Civil War in 1864 - Seven outstanding scholars discuss pivotal events of 1864 at a weekend symposium.

Shenandoah Valley

Lexington - Thunder in the Valley - Thursday, 9/11 "Battle of Arbor Hill" near Summerdean in Augusta County (Southwest of Staunton) ...

Winchester - Sep. 19 - 21 - 150th Annversary of Third Winchester: "Whirling through Winchester" - On September 19, 1864, Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early’s Army of the Valley and Union Gen. ...

Middletown - Oct. 18 - 19 - Re-Enactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek - A must for civil war and history buffs! Come see the re-enactment of a vital Civil War battle that ...

Lexington - May 15 - New Market Day Parade & Ceremony - Every May 15, the Virginia Military Institute honors those cadets who fought and died in the Battle ...

Last Updated: 1/14/2014 10:27 AM
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