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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...

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James River Plantation Progressive Christmas ...

Venue: Piney Grove at ... Date: 12/06/2014 and 12/20/2014 Location: Williamsburg

Christmas past comes to life during this special afternoon in Williamsburg's James River Plantation Country. Explore history and holiday ... More Info

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Liberia Plantation Holidays

1860s Holidays at Liberia Plantation

Venue: Manassas Museum Date: 12/06/2014 Location: Manassas
Liberia Plantation Holidays

Experience Christmas as it was celebrated by the Weir family and their slaves in 1860, and later as soldiers occupied the area during the Civil War... More Info

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Award-winning Civil War novel NOBLE CAUSE by Jessica James

Award-winning Novelist Signing Books

Venue: Middleburg ... Date: 12/06/2014 Location: Middleburg
Award-winning Civil War novel NOBLE CAUSE by Jessica James

The only two-time winner of the coveted John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction will be signing copies of her Virginia-based Civil War novels a... More Info

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2014 Victorian Christmas Open House

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 12/07/2014 Location: Appomattox

Adults and children will be taught how to make simple Victorian style decorations for their Christmas Tree. One ornament of special interest will b... More Info

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“The Wilson-Kautz Raid and the Battle of Staunton ...

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 12/10/2014 Location: Appomattox

Every second Wednesday of the month, the Museum of the Confederacy and the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park are partnering to bring ... More Info

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Recollections of the Crater

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 12/11/2014 Location: Appomattox

The July 30 Battle of the Crater was the most famous and controversial action during the 10-month Petersburg Campaign. Confederates who fought in t... More Info

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Southeastern Gun and Knives Show

Venue: Meadow Event Park Date: 12/13/2014 - 12/14/2014 Location: Doswell

Whether you're a sportman or a collector, the Southeastern Guns & Knives show has something for you! Harking back to American settlement days, ... More Info

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Civil War by Candlelight

Venue: Sully Historic Site Date: 12/13/2014 Location: Chantilly

Experience a Civil War Christmas as Confederate soldiers cook dinner in the field and fire the Christmas guns. Join in mid-19th century tunes perfo... More Info

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War Comes to Abingdon

Venue: William King Museum ... Date: 12/18/2014 Location: Abingdon

Just days after the anniversary of Stoneman’s Raid and the burning of Abingdon’s courthouse, Michael Shaffer discusses the Civil War in... More Info

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A Blue & Gray Christmas

Venue: Gordonsville, ... Date: 12/20/2014 Location: Gordonsville

Come join us as we celebrate Christmas as they would have during the 1860's. Event includes a Civil War era church service at Gordonsville Presbyte... More Info

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Civil War Holiday Dance

Venue: Betty Queen Center Date: 01/03/2015 Location: Louisa

Travel back in time for three magical hours as history comes alive during our Civil War Holiday Dance. Even beginners can have a great time dancing... More Info

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Civil War Ball Dance Classes

Venue: Gadsby's Tavern ... Date: 01/08/2015 and additional dates Location: Alexandria

In preparation for Gadsby's Civil War Ball on Jan. 24, learn the waltz, polka, Virginia Reel, and more period dances from an expert dance master.&n... More Info

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Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation - 1790

James River Plantation Progressive Candlelight ...

Venue: Piney Grove at ... Date: 01/10/2015 Location: Williamsburg
Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation - 1790

In the Williamsburg-Area James River Plantation Country explore collection of antiques and historic buildings while touring Piney Grove at Southall... More Info

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ANNUAL Lee-Jackson Day Remembrance

Venue: Downtown Lexington Date: 01/16/2015 Location: Lexington

Celebrate the lives of two great heroes and most noteworthy citizens of Lexington, Virginia - Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson! Join us as we ho... More Info

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Robert E. Lee's Birthday Celebration

Venue: Stratford Hall Date: 01/17/2015 Location: Stratford

On Saturday, January 17th, Stratford Hall will celebrate the 208th anniversary of the birth of Robert E. Lee at Stratford Hall. Admission will... More Info

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Stonewall Jackson Birthday Celebration

Venue: Stonewall Jackson ... Date: 01/21/2015 Location: Lexington

Celebrate Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's birthday at the Stonewall Jackson House with birthday cake, hot apple cider, and free tours of the Stonew... More Info

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Civil War Ball at Gadsby's Tavern

Venue: Gadsby's Tavern Date: 01/24/2015 Location: Alexandria

Enjoy an evening from the 1860s in the ballroom at Gadsby's Tavern, featuring waltzes, reels, live music, desserts and a cash bar. Period att... More Info

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Free Book Talk

Free Book Talk: That Furious Struggle ...

Venue: The Manassas Museum Date: 01/25/2015 Location: Manassas
Free Book Talk

Author Chris Mackowski discusses his new book, That Furious Struggle Chancellorsville and the High Tide of the Confederacy, May 1-4, 1863 during a ... More Info

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