The weekender arrives a bit early on this wintry Friday since you might want to check out the details or mark you calendar for some upcoming virtual experiences with Civil War Christmas themes or locations.
Stay safe and have fun exploring some extra holiday history!
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
On December 21 a free virtual program will explore the Christmas holiday in Frederick, Maryland hospitals during the Civil War.
This outdoor, living history museum is presenting several programs in the next week about Christmas in mid-19th Century America.
Details here: https://www.napersettlement.org/Calendar.aspx
Arlington National Cemetery – Wreaths Across America
Hosted virtually this year and explained in the following news release with links to watch, this is an opportunity to see the holiday wreaths in the cemetery and “attend” the ceremony on December 19, 2020.