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The beginning, the end, and a few battles in between. These are Virginia's six hallowed battlefields of the Civil War.
Experience life as it was in our nation's yesterdays. Explore original buildings, homes, and shops reconstructed on 301 acres.
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...
16th Annual Civil War Seminar, 1864 - Friday, March 13, 2015 through Sunday, March 15, 2015. The schedule for the day's events:
Did Abraham Lincoln sit at Jefferson Davis’s desk? Which window did Jefferson Davis’s son fall out of? People were shorter back then ri...
In most quashed rebellions, the leaders lose their lives or are forced into exile. The aftermath of the American Civil War provides and unusual exa...
Seven outstanding scholars discuss pivotal events of 1865 at a weekend symposium. Speakers include George C. Rable, Caroline Janney, Frank Wetta, J...
April 2, 1865 dawned bright and beautiful but within a few hours the Sunday peace was shattered when Jefferson Davis received word that the capital...
All ages. Learn about Richmond after the Civil War through photography. National Park Service historian Mike Gorman brings his dynamic storytelling...
Join the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society for the 21st Annual Spirit Walk and meet residents from our community’s past. Come...
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...
Does the sound of Civil War cannon fire still echo in the night?
Experience Pamplin Historical Park after dark as costumed guides lead you ...
Did you know that to carry away fruit or bonbons from the table is a sign of low breeding?
At Pamplin Historical Park's Tea & Tidings, ...
History of the Festival
The Fort Clifton Festival began in May of 1976 as part of the Bicentennial celebration and has become an annu...
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