Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Saving History Saturday: Join Your Local Historic Site Next Weekend for Park Day

Ever wanted to clear brush at Gettysburg? What about helping maintain trails and remove trash at Fort Davidson? Or even help to landscape at the Picketts Mill Battlefield? Now is your chance to pick up a shovel, lace up your … Continue reading

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March-April 2019 Presentations

March: 11th: Chris Mackowski, “Grant’s Last Battle,” Broome County Arts Council, Binghamton, NY 13th: Dan Welch, “The Last Road North,” Cleveland Civil War Round Table, OH 14th: Chris Mackowski, “Second-Guessing Richard Ewell,” Cape Fear Civil War Roundtable, Wilmington, NC

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February-March 2019 Presentations

February: 9th: Sarah Kay Bierle, Living History Open House, Lincoln Memorial Shrine, Redlands, CA 13th: Chris Kolakowski, “Military Freemasons,” Virginia Beach Lodge, Virginia Beach, VA 17th: Steward Henderson, “History of the 23rd USCT,” Mount Tabor Baptist Church, Caroline County, VA

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January-February 2019 Presentations

January: 8th: Chris Kolakowski, “MacArthur and the Remaking of Asia after WWII,” Kempsville Lodge, Virginia Beach, VA 9th: Chris Mackowski, “Strike Them a Blow: Battle Along the North Anna River,” Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Porter Branch, Stafford, VA 10th: Chris Mackowski, “Second-Guessing Richard Ewell,” … Continue reading

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December 2018 and January 2019 Presentations

December: 1st: Sarah Kay Bierle, Civil War Christmas Living History Event at Drum Barracks, Wilmington, CA 10th: Doug Crenshaw, The Seven Days, Richmond Civil War Roundtable 10th: Phill Greewalt: “Prospect Hill and the Battle of Fredericksburg,” Western North Carolina Civil War … Continue reading

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November-December 2018 Presentations

November: 1st: Chris Kolakowski, “Life and Times of Arthur MacArthur,” North Shore CWRT (Long Island) 11th: Julie Mujic, “Hidden Monuments: War Memorialization and the Search for World War I in Columbus, Ohio,” Franklin County Memorial Hall, Columbus, OH 13th: Kevin Pawlak, “Antietam Endgame: September … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: A Grisly Night at the Museum

You’ll want to hurry if you’re planning to attend a “ghoulish night” at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine this coming weekend. Here’s an event description from the museum website and links to get your tickets. (Thanks, Meg Groeling, for … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: A Day in the Life of a Soldier

Here’s a phenomenal ECW Weekender opportunity from the Friends of the Wilderness Battlefield. Hear first-person portrayals of the lives of Union and Confederate soldiers and surgeons. Take a walking tour of the Wilderness Tavern and the grounds of Ellwood. Also, … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: An 18th Century Living History Event at Ellwood Manor

Our colleagues at the Friends of Wilderness Battlefield sent along this great Weekender opportunity for the end of the month. Not only is it an opportunity to visit Ellwood on the Chancellorsville and Wilderness battlefields, but a way to look … Continue reading

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September-October 2018 Presentations

September: 8th: Derek Maxfield & Tracy Ford perform “Now we stand by each other always,” Clarendon Historical Society, Clarendon, NY; part of the 2018 Orleans County Heritage Festival, 2:00 PM  9th: Kevin Pawlak and Rob Orrison, “Highway to War: Loudoun Valley … Continue reading

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