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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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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 and... 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 anniversary... 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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Dabbs House Museum - Life at Lee’s Headquarters

Venue: Dabbs House Museum Date: 01/17/2015 Location: Henrico

Commemorate Lee’s 208th birthday by visiting his 1862 headquarters at Dabbs House Museum. Meet the General and his staff to learn a little mo... 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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Dinwiddie Days

Venue: County of Dinwiddie Date: 03/27/2015 - 04/02/2015 Location: Dinwiddie

Dinwiddie County is a community rich in history and heritage. The County holds the distinct honor of being home to more Civil War battles and... More Info

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A cannon at Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park.

Sailor's Creek American Civil War ...

Venue: Sailor's Creek ... Date: 03/28/2015 Location: Rice
A cannon at Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park.

The Overton-Hillsman farm house, circa 1780, is open to the public for guided tours 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The house was restored to reflect the 1865 ... 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 Peters... More Info

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In Search of the Battle of Appomattox Station

Venue: Liberty Baptist ... Date: 04/08/2015 Location: Appomattox

Join Chris Calkins, Park Manager, Sailors Creek Battlefield State Park, and American Civil War historian, as he describes his efforts to locate and... More Info

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Real time event: Battle of Appomattox Station

Venue: Appomattox Station ... Date: 04/08/2015 Location: Appomattox

Join Chris Calkins, Park Manager, Sailors Creek Battlefield State Park, and Patrick Schroeder, Historian at Appomattox Court House National Histori... More Info

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Coffee with Elizabeth Varon

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 04/09/2015 Location: Appomattox

Enjoy coffee and muffins at the Museum as Elizabeth Varon lectures about the “Legacies of Appomattox: Lee’s Surrender in History and Me... 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 1... 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 ar... More Info

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Tulips at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Historic Garden Week in Virginia

Venue: Various Homes and ... Date: 04/18/2015 - 04/25/2015 Location: Richmond
Tulips at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Each spring visitors are welcomed to more than 250 of Virginia's most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during "America's Largest Ope... 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 annu... More Info

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