Tag Archives: Battlefield Tours

A Few Thoughts On Interpretation

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum in Texas. It was such a stunning and moving experience that I’ve been using it as a lens to think about other areas of historical interpretation. … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Touring Payne’s Farm!

Did you see on the schedule the Friday battlefield tour at the 2021 ECW Symposium? Theodore P. Savas (of Savas Beatie LLC publishing fame!) will be leading a special tour at Payne’s Farm at 10 a.m.

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ECW Weekender: New Market Battle Anniversary Tours 2021

I’ve answered the question a few times now on Zoom meetings: “What’s happening for the Battle of New Market anniversary?” Well, good news for events in the town of New Market! Both SVBF and the Virginia Museum of the Civil … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Tom’s Brook “Battlefield”

“There’s nothing to see at Tom’s Brook,” my battlefield buddy told me. “Well, I know there aren’t monument and markers, but I have book with a driving tour so we can see some of the battleground. Let’s just see what … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Day Walk

One cold January morning fellow ECW/ERW authors Bert Dunkerly, Mark Wilcox, and I experienced a real treat when J. Michael Moore gave us a personal tour. Michael is employed by Newport News as the Historian and Curator of Lee Hall … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Kennesaw State University’s Upcoming Tour at Chickamauga

Looking for a battlefield tour focusing on the conflicts leading to the Battle of Chickamauga? ECW is pleased to share the following information from The Center for the Study of the Civil War Era at Kennesaw State University about their … Continue reading

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Modern Photography: Outdoor Classrooms

We rounded up some photos from Emerging Civil War’s last five years and wanted to share some images of ECW members or fans touring battlefields. This photo essay reflects the important role of battlefields as “outdoor classrooms” and hallowed ground. … Continue reading

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The Year in Review 2016: #3

Our third-most-popular post of 2016 dealt not with Civil War history but with Emerging Civil War-related business. ECW began promoting the tour guide services of several of our contributors—and, apparently, our guide services have been pretty popular! A lot of readers … Continue reading

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