Appomattox

Pallas Athena Ladies Aid Society (PALAS)
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:00am
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Join the costumed living history interpreters to explore the equipment, comfort supplies, and services provided to soldiers and hospitals by aid societies during the Civil War.

 

Pallas Athena Ladies Aid Society (PALAS)
Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 10:00am
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Join the costumed living history interpreters to explore the equipment, comfort supplies, and services provided to soldiers and hospitals by aid societies during the Civil War.

 

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 8:00pm
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Grab your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy an outdoor movie on the lawn of the Museum. Come earlier for activities beginning at 6pm, including historical kids’ games and a horseshoe competition. Historical musician Martin Liebschner will also play and talk about music from the movie. Food available for purchase includes The Taco Wagon and local beer from Apocalypse Ale. The movie will begin at sunset, around 8:00 pm.

“Ride With The Devil” follows four people who are fighting for truth and justice amidst the turmoil of the American Civil War. Director Ang Lee takes us to a no man's land on the Missouri/Kansas border where a staunch loyalist (Skeet Ulrich), an immigrant's son (Tobey Maguire), a freed slave (Jeffrey Wright) and a young widow (Jewel) form an unlikely friendship as they learn how to survive in an uncertain time, in a place without rules and redefine the meaning of bravery and honor.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 7:30pm
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Grab your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy an outdoor movie on the lawn of the Museum. Come earlier for activities beginning at 5:30 pm, including historical kids’ games and tasty snacks from local food vendors. Concessions will be available for purchase, or you may bring your own. The movie will begin at sunset, around 7:30 pm.

“Cold Mountain,” portrays the waning days of the American Civil War, when a wounded soldier (Jude Law) embarks on a perilous journey back home to North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart (Nicole Kidman).

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

The passage of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments forever changed American society. Join Museum CEO Christy Coleman as she explores the social and political implications of these amendments at the time of their passage and in contemporary American culture.

Pallas Athena Ladies Aid Society (PALAS)
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00am
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Join the costumed living history interpreters to explore the equipment, comfort supplies, and services provided to soldiers and hospitals by aid societies during the Civil War.

 

Pallas Athena Ladies Aid Society (PALAS)
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 10:00am
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Join the costumed living history interpreters to explore the equipment, comfort supplies, and services provided to soldiers and hospitals by aid societies during the Civil War.

 

History Happy Hour
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:30pm
Off Site at Bull Daddy's, 7643 Richmond Hwy, Appomattox, VA 24522

History came to Appomattox's doorstep in April 1865 -and never left. Explore Appomattox in the years immediately after the War, focusing on the debris of war, effects of military rule, creation of the Confederate Cemetery, stories of local personalities like Wilmer Mclean, and visits by journalists and photographers drawn to the suddenly famous community. Led by Patrick Schroeder, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park.  

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:30pm
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Grab your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy an outdoor movie on the lawn of the Museum. Come earlier for activities beginning at 5:30 pm, including historical kids’ games and tasty snacks from local food vendors. Concessions will be available for purchase, or you may bring your own. The movie will begin at sunset, around 6:30 pm.

In “Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter,” a young Abe loses his mother to a vampire's bite and is trained by Henry (Dominic Cooper) in the fine art of dispatching the undead. Abe (Benjamin Walker) continues his fight against evil well into adulthood and his presidency, making a last stand against the ultimate vampire foe (Rufus Sewell) on the eve of the Civil War's defining battle.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:30pm
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

The Civil War placed new and unique strains on 19th-century Americans, and their nightly visions reflected those hardships. Dreams sometimes vividly brought to life the horrors of the conflict and at other times provided an escape from the hard realities of life and death during wartime. Using their own writings, tour the sleeping brains of Civil War-era Americans and uncover their deepest longings. With Jonathan White.

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