Civil War

National Battlefield Parks

Civil War National Battlefield Parks

From Manassas to Appomattox

The beginning, the end, and a few battles in between. These are Virginia's six hallowed battlefields of the Civil War. Read more...

Whale and Birds

Winter's Majesty

Just off the shores of Virginia Beach spectacular wildlife emerges each winter. From humpback and fin whale sightings to beautiful waterfowl like the northern gannet, the life along the coast is active and majestic. Read more...

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Banner Lecture - "From Marshall to Moussaoui: ...

Venue: Virginia Historical ... Date: 02/05/2015 Location: Richmond

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has, arguably, the most interesting and important history of any trial jurisdiction in... More Info

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Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation - 1790

Valentines James River Plantation Progressive Tour

Venue: Piney Grove at ... Date: 02/07/2015 and additional dates Location: Williamsburg
Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation - 1790

Spend a very special afternoon in Williamsburg's James River Plantation country with the Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation collection of an... More Info

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Liberia

Basement to Attic Tours of Liberia Plantation

Venue: Manassas Museum's ... Date: 02/07/2015 and 02/21/2015 Location: Manassas
Liberia

Learn about the diverse people who inhabited Liberia during Black History Month tours.... More Info

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Civil War Dancing

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 02/07/2015 and 02/07/2015 Location: Appomattox

On Saturday, February 7, 2015, Don and Joyce Leslie will present a program on Civil War Dancing at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. The... More Info

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Civil War Conversation- 'A Radical & ...

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 02/11/2015 Location: Appomattox

On February 3, 1865, five men met for four hours aboard the US steamer River Queen on the prospect of a peaceful resolution to a war that had ravag... More Info

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Swing Low Sweet Harriet: A Blend of Music & ...

Venue: Barns of Rose Hill Date: 02/13/2015 Location: Berryville

Sparky and Rhonda Rucker will present a family-oriented program based on Harriet Tubman’s work as a spy and scout during the Civil War when s... More Info

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Red Brick House Mystery - An Unsolved Civil War ...

Venue: Fairfax Hall Date: 02/13/2015 Location: Waynesboro

You and your valentine are invited to a Civil War Mystery dinner theater at 6:30 pm at Fairfax Hall in Waynesboro, VA on Friday, Feb... More Info

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Family Day - Civil War

Venue: National Museum of ... Date: 02/14/2015 Location: Triangle

Young visitors can make crafts, try on uniforms and more as they learn about the Marines' role in the Civil War. Free admission, free pa... More Info

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Book Talk- An Agrarian Republic

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 02/19/2015 Location: Appomattox

The familiar story of the Civil War tells of a predominately agricultural South pitted against a rapidly industrializing North. However, Adam Dean ... More Info

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"Person of the Year:1865" Symposium

Venue: Library of Virginia Date: 02/21/2015 Location: Richmond

It is time for the final Person of the Year Symposium of the Sesquicentennial. Who will be named the Person of the Year for 1865 and join previous ... More Info

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The Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

McNeill’s Rangers: Were They Partisans or ...

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 02/26/2015 Location: Appomattox
The Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

Hardy County, Virginia native John Hanse McNeill formed one of only three partisan units to survive the repeal of the Partisan Act by the Confedera... More Info

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Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation - 1790

James River Plantation St. Patrick's Day ...

Venue: Piney Grove at ... Date: 03/07/2015 and additional dates Location: Williamsburg
Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation - 1790

In the Williamsburg-Area James River Plantation Country - Celebrate the legacy of St. Patrick - and explore the Piney Grove at Southall's Plantatio... More Info

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Battle of the Ironclads

Venue: Lynchburg Museum at ... Date: 03/12/2015 Location: Lynchburg

Join naval historian and former War Memorial Museum Director John Quarstein to explore the battle between the Monitor and Virginia. &nbs... More Info

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Annual Appomattox Court House Nat'l Historical ...

Venue: Longwood University Date: 03/13/2015 and additional dates Location: Farmville

16th Annual Civil War Seminar, 1864 - Friday, March 13, 2015 through Sunday, March 15, 2015. The schedule for the day's events: Frida... More Info

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Churches Remembered

Venue: Spotsylvania Co. ... Date: 03/14/2015 Location: Spotsylvania

The Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, Spotsylvania County Tourism, and local church and community leaders join together to br... More Info

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Liz Lerman: Healing Wars

Venue: Moss Arts Center Date: 03/20/2015 and 03/21/2015 Location: Blacksburg

The 150th anniversary of our Civil War offers a potent context for issues that continue to impact our lives. A pioneer in the world of contemporary... More Info

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Try on medieval armor and more at Jamestown Settlement's "Military Through the Ages."

Military Through the Ages

Venue: Jamestown ... Date: 03/21/2015 - 03/22/2015 Location: Williamsburg
Try on medieval armor and more at Jamestown Settlement's "Military Through the Ages."

Make ready! Hundreds of re-enactors depicting armed forces from the first century A.D. to modern times will come together on March 21 and ... More Info

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“Unionists in Virginia: Politics, Secession, and ...

Venue: White House of the ... Date: 03/27/2015 Location: Richmond

Whether the Civil War was preventable is a debate that began shortly after Appomattox and continues today. But even earlier, in 1861, a group of Un... More Info

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