Appomattox

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 6:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

In 1861, as Virginia deliberated whether or not to secede from the Union, the state’s northwestern counties began debating whether or not to secede from Virginia. Explore the political, economic, and social forces behind western Virginia's secession and eventual admission into the Union as America's thirty-fifth state. Led by Kevin Barksdale, Marshall University.

Light refreshments served at 6:30, talk begins at 7:00, and Q&A with speaker to follow. 

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. Discover the fierce battle that erupted on the ground where peace had been secured nearly seventy years earlier. Led by Caroline Janney, Purdue University.

Light refreshments served at 6:30, talk begins at 7:00, and Q&A with speaker to follow. 

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.