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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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Nineteenth Century Women's Fashion

Venue: Museum of the ... Location: Appomattox

In this presentation, Susan Polich will focus on what the average women wore during the Civil War time period. You will see examples of work ... More Info

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Bracketts Farm

150th Anniv. Battle of Trevilian Station ...

Venue: Brackett's Farm Location: Louisa
Bracketts Farm

History comes to life in the rolling hills of the beautiful Louisa County countryside. This historic reenactment commemorates the 150th ... More Info

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Music in the Civil War

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 10/23/2014 Location: Appomattox

From the times of the ancient Greeks, philosophers have acknowledged the universal power of music to inspire, move, and soothe. The writer who ... More Info

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Voices from the Shadows

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 10/25/2014 and 10/26/2014 Location: Petersburg

Does the sound of Civil War cannon fire still echo in the night?

Experience Pamplin Historical Park after dark as costumed guides lead ... More Info

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An American Séance

Venue: The American Civil ... Date: 10/28/2014 - 10/31/2014 Location: Richmond

The American Civil War Museum invites you to attend An American Séance. Participate in a dramatization of a Victorian séance that ... More Info

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An Evening With Ghosts

Venue: Grayhaven Winery Date: 10/31/2014 Location: Gum Spring

Join the storytellers of Grayhaven for an evening of haunting Civil War tales and ghostly fun. Your journey begins with a vintage barrel tasting ... More Info

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Civil War Dancing

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 11/08/2014 and 11/08/2014 Location: Appomattox

On Saturday, November 8, 2014, Don and Joyce Leslie will present a program on Civil War Dancing at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. ... More Info

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“1864 Presidential Campaign and Lincoln’s ...

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 11/12/2014 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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The First Ladies of the Civil War

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 11/13/2014 Location: Appomattox

This program will explore the lives of Varina Davis and Mary Todd Lincoln, examining them not only as First Ladies but also as wives, mothers, and ... More Info

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Lincoln's Re-election Brown Bag Lunch Talk

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 11/14/2014 Location: Richmond

Throughout the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the Museum of the Confederacy-Richmond will be hosting a monthly series of talks devoted to a ... More Info

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The Confederate States Navy

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 11/15/2014 and 11/16/2014 Location: Appomattox

Calvin Ashwell has been interested in the Civil War for most of his life. In the last few years his interest has been primarily on the Confederate ... More Info

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“A Season of Slaughter: The Battle of ...

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 11/21/2014 Location: Richmond

Spotsylvania Court House represents a chess match of immeasurable stakes between two master opponents: Grant, the irresistible force, hammering ... More Info

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Main Museum

The Ultimate Petersburg & Appomattox Campaign ...

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 04/01/2015 and additional dates Location: Petersburg
Main Museum

Join A. Wilson Greene and guest experts on a special series of unique presentations and tours of sites associated with the 1865 Campaign for ... More Info

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Thousands of Americana Antiquities

Beaverdam Wine Festival

Venue: John Lewis Thompson ... Date: 04/11/2015 Location: Beaverdam
Thousands of Americana Antiquities

Saturday April 11,2015 from 11 A.M. till 5 P.M. at the John Lewis Thompson Learning Center & Pop’s Country Store Museum located at ... More Info

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Taste of the Mountains Main Street Festival

Venue: Main Street Madison Date: 09/05/2015 Location: Madison

Taste of the Mountains Main Street Festival - Step back in time at the Annual Taste of the Mountains Main Street Festival.

There will be ... More Info

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Fort Clifton Arts, Music, and Crafts Festival

Venue: Fort Clifton Park Date: 05/09/2015 - 05/10/2015 and additional dates Location: Colonial Heights

History of the Festival

The Fort Clifton Festival began in May of 1976 as part of the Bicentennial celebration and has become an ... More Info

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