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CW&E Events 2015

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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02-13-2016

Valentine Tea

February 13, 2016
Venue: Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier
Phone: 804-861-2408
Category: Food, History, Holiday, Museums, Civil War
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At Pamplin Historical Park’s Valentine Tea ladies and gentlemen in period dress will teach guests 19th-century etiquette while they enjoy gourmet tea and snacks. Attendees will also learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and traditions of romantic courtship during the Civil War era. Reservations required.... more »

02-18-2016

Servant Life in the Confederate White House

Through February 25, 2016
Venue: American Civil War Museum- White House & Museum of the Confederacy
Phone: 804-649-1861
Category: Architecture/Homes, History, Museums, Tour, Civil War
Day: Every Thursday
Location: Downtown
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The White House of the Confederacy’s household staff was a diverse group including both enslaved and free African-Americans, Irish immigrants, and a German florist. This tour will introduce visitors to the servants and describe the roles they played in the daily operation of the house. 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM more »

02-19-2016

Lunch & Learn- Three Abolitionists Who Helped Change America

February 19, 2016
Venue: American Civil War Museum- White House & Museum of the Confederacy
Phone: 804-649-1861
Category: History, Lectures, Museums, Civil War, Black History Month
Location: Downtown
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With his Appeal in 1829, David Walker issued a warning to Americans concerning slavery; David Ruggles sacrificed his health to carry on the struggle for emancipation; Anthony Burns endured the horrors of Lumpkin's Jail after attempting to seize his own freedom, yet these three African Americans are virtually unknown toda... more »

02-20-2016

2016 Symposium- The Road from Appomattox

February 20, 2016
Venue: Library of Virginia
Phone: 804-649-1861
Category: History, Lectures, Museums, Civil War, Black History Month
Location: Downtown
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The Museum’s 2016 symposium will feature lectures about violence and the contest over the scope of African-American freedom, a comparative look at the U.S. Army’s treatment of Southern civilians and Native Americans, and the relationships between the Civil War and the Spanish-American War. The symposium will ... more »

Real Richmond Food Tours: Shockoe Bottom/Church Hill: Shock & Awe

February 20, 2016
Category: Architecture/Homes, Art, Culture, Food, History, Outdoors, Tour, Civil War
Location: Downtown
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On this 1.5 mile walking tour with Real Richmond, you'll sample what's cooking at five locally-owned restaurants, including such spots as Tio Pablo, LuLu's, C'est le Vin, Station 2, Sweet Teas, Franklin St. Market, Bookbinder's, Pizza Tonight Restaurant & Bar, Whisk and The Halligan Bar, while you meander through th... more »

02-25-2016

Servant Life in the Confederate White House

Through February 25, 2016
Venue: American Civil War Museum- White House & Museum of the Confederacy
Phone: 804-649-1861
Category: Architecture/Homes, History, Museums, Tour, Civil War
Day: Every Thursday
Location: Downtown
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The White House of the Confederacy’s household staff was a diverse group including both enslaved and free African-Americans, Irish immigrants, and a German florist. This tour will introduce visitors to the servants and describe the roles they played in the daily operation of the house. 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM more »

02-27-2016

African Americans at Dabbs

February 27, 2016
Venue: Dabbs House
Phone: 804-652-1428
Category: Family Fun, History, Museums, Civil War
Location: West End/Innsbrook/Short Pump
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All ages. Discover the many roles African Americans played in the 150+ year history of Dabbs House. Learn the latest information discovered during four separate 15-minute presentations. Learn about the Dabbs’ family slaves; Perry Parks, the enslaved valet of General Lee; and the residents of the almshouse. Meet an ... more »

Real Richmond Food Tours: Carytown/Museum District: Butchers, Bakers & Beyond

February 27, 2016
Category: Architecture/Homes, Art, Culture, Food, History, Outdoors, Tour, Civil War
Location: Downtown
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We'll mix it up for you along one of Richmond's most eclectic thoroughfares during REAL RICHMOND's 2.5 hour food tour. Visit intimate bistros, bustling lunch spots with Southern favorites, and specialty food retailers featured in national magazines while passing through quirky Carytown and venturing into the charming Mus... more »