Calendar of Events

McLean House, Appomattox
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 6:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

In the summer of 1932, though the War Department was moving forward with plans to erect a Peace Monument at Appomattox Court House, the monument was never built.

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Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
Historic Tredegar

The American Civil War Museum's Foundry Market is an artisan craft fair with an emphasis on handmade, local products. We'll have vendors from across the state, demonstrations of craftsman at work, and food trucks.

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Thursday, June 1, 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, June 1, 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.

Dulcimer Ladies
Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 3:00pm
The Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

Join The Dynamic Dulcimer and The Dulcimer Trio for a joint concert and sing-a-long of traditional Celtic music. Featured vocalists include Dallas Tinsley, Karen Gibson, and 9-year-old Autumn Hatcher.

A Civil War Captain and His Lady
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Joshua Moore was an Irish immigrant. Jennie Lindsay was the daughter of an Illinois senator. He was a captain in the 17th Illinois Volunteers. She was the daughter of an ardent Copperhead.

The Foundry Market logo
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
Historic Tredegar

The American Civil War Museum's Foundry Market is an artisan craft fair with an emphasis on handmade, local products. We'll have vendors from across the state, demonstrations of craftsman at work, and food trucks.

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 9:00am
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox & Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

Discover what life was like during the American Civil War. Get “drafted” into the Union and Confederate armies, design and make a regimental flag, learn to set up a camp, and discover how to march and “battle” like Civil War soldiers.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 9:00am
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox & Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

Discover what life was like during the American Civil War. Get “drafted” into the Union and Confederate armies, design and make a regimental flag, learn to set up a camp, and discover how to march and “battle” like Civil War soldiers.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:00am
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox & Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

Discover what life was like during the American Civil War. Get “drafted” into the Union and Confederate armies, design and make a regimental flag, learn to set up a camp, and discover how to march and “battle” like Civil War soldiers.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 9:00am
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox & Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

Discover what life was like during the American Civil War. Get “drafted” into the Union and Confederate armies, design and make a regimental flag, learn to set up a camp, and discover how to march and “battle” like Civil War soldiers.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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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