Calendar of Events

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
Off Site at Brown's Island, next to Historic Tredegar

Join Richmond's National Parks, the American Civil War Museum, James River Parks, and Venture Richmond for a solar eclipse viewing on Brown's Island!...

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

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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.

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Monday, September 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
Off Site at Capital Ale House, 623 E. Main Street Richmond, VA

In late 1862, farmers in the Antietam Campaign's path were reeling after two armies stripped the land of its resources and fought a bloody battle on their land.

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
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.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 7:30pm
Carole Weinstein International Center Commons, University of Richmond

Dr. Yael Sternhell, Associate Professor of History and American Studies at Tel Aviv University, Israel, will explore the unexpectedly fascinating backstory of the wartime documents that became the Official Records.

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Join us as author Jeffrey Hunt sheds new light on the often overlooked period sandwiched between the traditional ending of the Gettysburg Campaign and the arrival of U. S. Grant.

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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
The American Civil War Museum - 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
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.

 

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 6:30pm
Off Site at The Graduate Hotel, 301 West Franklin Street, 23220

Throughout the Civil War many people in the Confederacy saw their fight for independence in global terms and of global significance.

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.

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

During battle at a place called Seven Pines, an artillery shell wounded Confederate commander Gen. Joseph E. Johnston. His replacement, Gen. Robert E.

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.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 10:00am
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

What makes a person a hero? How do we choose to remember them? Join us for special family-friendly activities at the White House of the Confederacy to explore heroes of the Civil War era – both famous and lesser-known.

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.

Death of an Assassin book talk.
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

What do forensic ballistics, Robert E. Lee, and a German assassin have in common? Join us as author Ann Marie Ackerman delves into the fascinating true story of an 1835 murder not solved until 1872.

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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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Monday, December 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
Off Site at Triple Crossing Bewing- Fulton, 5203 Hatcher St, Richmond, VA 23231

Following the Emancipation Proclamation, the motivation to keep fighting the Civil War became clear to clergy in the Confederacy.

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