Tag Archives: Civil War Trails

Wheeling, WV, Receives New Civil War Trails Signs

Last month three new Civil War Trails signs were installed in Wheeling, WV. This effort was the result of a continued partnership between Civil War Trails, Inc., Wheeling Heritage, West Virginia Independence Hall and Visit Wheeling, WV. This is the … Continue reading

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A Visit to New Market Heights

ECW is pleased to welcome Shelly Liebler. Shelly is a photographer based in the Williamsport, Virginia, area. The American Battlefield Trust and Civil War Trails have teamed up to interpret this acquisition in Varina, Virginia: the New Market Heights Battlefield, … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Lee’s Mill Park

Much of the Warwick River defenses and trenches on the Virginia Peninsula from 1862 have disappeared under modern roads, golf courses, or housing tracts. However, there are a few excellent places to see earthworks that have the bonus of preservation … Continue reading

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Civil War Trails: Women’s History Month at Weston Manor

Civil War Trails, Inc. has teamed up with the Historic Hopewell Foundation, Inc., and the City of Hopewell, Virginia to launch a new Civil War Trails sign at Weston Manor. The new story recounts the heart-wrenching experiences of twelve-year-old Emma … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: “Road To Freedom” App Wins Silver

From the American Battlefield Trust February 16, 2022 – Washington D.C. Road to Freedom, a digital tour guide from the American Battlefield Trust showcasing scores of Virginia sites integral to the Black experience during the Civil War era, has received … Continue reading

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Shenandoah County Park Unveils New Civil War Trails Sign for Tom’s Brook

“Don’t let anyone tell you that interest in the Civil War is waning,” says our friend Drew Gruber, executive director of Civil War Trails. “More new signs!” Drew passed along word from Shenandoah County about a new sign offering details … Continue reading

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Lost Order Found

I’ve been putting the final touches on the upcoming ECW What If book, getting ready to ship it off to the printer later this week. Of course, one of the most famous “What Ifs” of the war relates to Robert … Continue reading

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Civil War Trails: A New Look at Old Stories

NOVA Parks launched two new Civil War Trails signs in Loudoun County, Virginia last week. This new look at old stories will help drive visitation to the region. Tracy Gillespie, Site Manager for NOVA Parks said, “NOVA Parks is excited … Continue reading

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Paddle Along With Frederick Douglass

Adapted from a news release… Civil War Trails, Inc. has teamed up with the Caroline Office of Tourism, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and the Caroline County Historical Society to update three of the Civil War Trails sites in … Continue reading

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New Sign Highlights Black History in Winchester

Adapted from a news release… During Winchester’s Juneteenth weekend a new Civil War Trails sign was unveiled at 15 North Cameron Street, on the ground of City Hall. The sign enables visitors to stand in the footsteps of the 19th … Continue reading

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