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Richmond Civil War Events

OTR LogoCivil War and Emancipation Events in the Richmond Region

Generations ago, history-shaping events occurred on our region's streets and battlefields. Today, those events are recognized and reenacted on a regular basis. This calendar gives you an idea of the wealth of special Civil War events happening in the Richmond region. Be sure to join us, and make history a part of your future.


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An American Séance

Through October 31, 2014
Category: History, Museums, Stage, Civil War
Day: Recurring daily
Location: Downtown
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The American Civil War Museum invites you to attend An American Séance. Participate in a dramatization of a Victorian séance that provides a fun and spooky experience while exploring how individuals coped with death after the War. Attendees will join the Nelson family and other séance guests as they... more »


Free Walking Tour of Richmond

Through November 30, 2014
Category: History, Tour, Civil War
Day: Every Sunday, Saturday
Location: Downtown
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Free walking tours of Richmond VA meet every Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 AM (April through November, unless it snows) in front of Brown’s Island right next to Tredegar Iron Works. It lasts 2.5 -3 hours depending on what questions you have (with a short break half way through). Park on 5th street near the river. P... more »