Blog

  • July 12, 2017

    By Robert Hancock
    Senior Curator & Director of Collections

    The Confederate White House, like most affluent homes during the war, had an exterior kitchen. The reason for the separate kitchen facilities was to prevent the

  • July 5, 2017

    By Bryce VanStavern
    White House Specialist

    The White House of the Confederacy is filled with interesting items. The overwhelming majority of them are displayed in rooms that are shown during tours, allowing visitors a close

  • June 28, 2017

    By Robert Hancock
    Senior Curator & Director of Collections

    The crib at the foot of the bed in the master bedchamber reminds us just how young a family lived in the house during the war. While Jefferson Davis was 53 years

  • June 23, 2017

    This blog series features lesser-known stories from the Civil War era. 

    By Cathy Wright
    Curator

    Five: the number of times that an

  • June 19, 2017

    By Chris Graham
    Guest Curator

    Today is Juneteenth and #JUNETEENTH is trending on Twitter. The path that Juneteenth has taken from its origin in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to trending topic in 2017 is a fascinating example of

Pages

Subscribe to

Share This