We are pleased to announce that the preliminary details of the 2015 Emerging Civil War Symposium have been finalized!
From August 7 – 9, 2015, the Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium will be held at Stevenson Ridge. The price for admission is $75 for the early bird rate (register by April 30th). The regular rate is $95. Reservations are required.
The 2015 theme is “Civil War Legacies,” and topics will include the 1865 surrenders, Lincoln’s assassination, battlefield preservation, and the legacy of the Civil War. Fee includes a Friday night round table discussion; lectures, lunch and book signings on Saturday with a tour of Chancellorsville Battlefield on Sunday including newly preserved property on Stonewall Jackson’s flank attack.
Lodging Information: There are two options for visitors to stay during the Symposium.
Stevenson Ridge: Home of this year’s Symposium, Stevenson Ridge offers elegant and historic lodging at one of their several historic cottages. Attendees to the Symposium will receive 10% off the lodging rate. For more information contact Stevenson Ridge at 540-582-6263 or visit their website at: www.stevensonridge.com.
Hampton Inn-Fredericksburg South: Located approximately 10 minutes away from Stevenson’s Ridge near exit 126 on Interstate 95. A discounted block of rooms ($92 + tax per night) have been set aside under the name “Emerging Civil War Symposium” for August 7th-9th. To reserve your room contact the Hampton Inn at 540-898-5000 by July 24th and mention “Emerging Civil War Symposium.”
Refund Policy: Before May 30th: Full Refund
June 1 – June 30th: 50% Refund
After July 1st: No Refund
Early Bird price: $75 (expires April 30th)