Category Archives: Civil War Trails

Civil War Trails: Easton Maryland

Maryland’s Eastern Shore is one of our favorite destinations along the Trail. For those of you who have been there will know what a gem the beautiful towns and countryside can be.

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Civil War Trails: Rogersville, Tennessee

Cruising down (or up) interstate 81 near the Virginia line? Get off the interstate and explore beautiful Hawkins, County. The rolling hills, byways, historic sites and Rogersville’s downtown won’t disappoint. 

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Looking for the Battle of Front Royal

On May 23, 1862, Stonewall Jackson swept down from the Shenandoah Valley’s Massanutten Mountain into the shocked Federal garrison in Front Royal commanded by Col. John Reese Kenly. Jackson, with more than 3,000 men, overwhelmed Kenly, with about 1,000 men, … Continue reading

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Civil War Trails: St. Mary’s County Maryland

When is the last time you took a journey to South-Eastern Mainland Maryland? Start planning your trip today as you imagine what life could be like outside of quarantine. Amongst all of the rural beauty of Southeastern Maryland, we think … Continue reading

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Civil War Trails: Wytheville, VA

There are few places more remote and yet worthwhile to visit than Southwest Virginia. Tucked into the corner of Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina is one of the most beautiful parts of the Country. Hikers, bikers (and cyclists), and music … Continue reading

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Civil War Trails: Charleston, WV

Looking for a new destination for a weekend getaway? We think it’s time you visited Charleston, WV. On our recent visit to town we discovered more than enough to make us want to go back soon.

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Civil War Trails: Lynchburg, Virginia

This spring our team spent a whirlwind weekend in Lynchburg in attendance of this years Virginia Association of Museums annual conference. Today, we wanted to share just a taste of what this beautiful town has to offer, and encourage you … Continue reading

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Civil War Trails: Huntington, West Virginia

Traveling through West Virginia anytime soon? Consider making a stop for the afternoon and see what Huntington has to offer. On a recent run through the state, our team spent a beautiful afternoon exploring and enjoying town. 

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Appomattox Campaign Driving Tour Map

Blue and gray soldiers raced westward during the first week of April 1865. After spending forty-one weeks around Petersburg, Robert E. Lee hoped the Army of Northern Virginia could leave its adversaries behind. Ulysses S. Grant’s strategic and personnel decisions … Continue reading

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Civil War Trails: Greeneville Tennessee

When was the last time you visited eastern Tennessee? Well, we may have a reason for you to visit again very soon. Greeneville, is nestled in to the hills of East Tennessee, just a few miles from the mountainous North … Continue reading

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