Calendar of Events

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Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 5:30pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Within the walls of every home are the voices and conversations of residents past and present, public and private.

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Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 7:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Within the walls of every home are the voices and conversations of residents past and present, public and private.

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

What makes a person a hero? Join us for special family-friendly activities at each of our three sites to explore heroes of the Civil War era – both famous and lesser-known.

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
Historic Tredegar

What makes a person a hero? Join us for special family-friendly activities at each of our three sites to explore heroes of the Civil War era – both famous and lesser-known.

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

What makes a person a hero? Join us for special family-friendly activities at each of our three sites to explore heroes of the Civil War era – both famous and lesser-known.

Foundry Series July 2017
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
Historic Tredegar

What do Dadaab, Kenya and Zatari, Jordan have in common with the U.S. Civil War?  Present-day refugee camps share important similarities with Civil War contraband camps.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 8:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy-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 tasty snacks from local food vendors.

Pallas Athena Ladies Aid Society (PALAS)
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:00am
Museum of the Confederacy-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
Museum of the Confederacy-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.

 

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

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Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 8:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy-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 tasty snacks from local food vendors.

History Happy Hour
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
Off Site at Macado's, 200 E 3rd St, Farmville, VA 23901

The campaigns and battles of the Civil War caused chaos in all aspects of the southern homefront. The burden of feeding the Confederate armies fell to those left at home, which intensified the threat of starvation for southern civilians.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 7:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy-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.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
Historic Tredegar

Not everyone in the United States or Confederacy agreed with the War, and many people chose to actively oppose it.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

The passage of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments forever changed American society.

Pallas Athena Ladies Aid Society (PALAS)
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00am
Museum of the Confederacy-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
Museum of the Confederacy-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, October 21, 2017 - 6:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy-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.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:00pm
Historic Tredegar

Throughout the country’s history, the United States government has had a complicated (and often violent) relationship with tribal nations.

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