Civil War Conversations

Explore the Civil War and its legacies through talks with local, regional, and national historians.
Light refreshments served at 6:30, talk begins at 7:00, and Q&A with speaker to follow. 

Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, light refreshments are served at 6:30 pm.
Date: Every fourth Thursday of the month (second Thursday in November & December).
Location: The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox.
Cost: $10 Adults (single program) OR $75 Adults (full September 2017 - May 2018 series subscription). Reservations encouraged
These programs are free for Museum members thanks to the generous sponsorship of Farmer's Bank.

Next Program

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

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.

Upcoming Programs

Date: September 28, 2017
Location: The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox
Speaker: Christy Coleman
The passage of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments forever changed American society.
Date: October 26, 2017
Location: The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox
Speaker: Jonathan White
Using their own writings, tour the sleeping brains of Civil War-era Americans and uncover their deepest longings.

Past Programs

May 25, 2017
Speaker: Caroline Janney
Find out about the "Peace Memorial" that was never built on the
April 27, 2017
Speaker: Kevin Barksdale
Explore the political, economic, and social forces behind western Virginia's secession and eventual admission into the Union as America's thirty-fifth state.
March 23, 2017
Speaker: Paul Quigley
How did Americans celebrate their national anniversary when the country was falling apart?

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