Tag Archives: ECW Weekender

ECW Weekender: Libraries!

Raise your hand if you purposely plan a stop at the library during your “pre-winter storm” errand trip! One of our editors has admitted to that, and we’re pretty sure others do the same because there’s nothing quite like staying … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: If You Only Have 3 Hours at Kennesaw Battlefield…

Last December, I had the opportunity to make my first trip to Georgia. Although there for only about twenty-four hours, I took the chance to see some historic sites in Atlanta and Kennesaw, and I counted many reasons to go … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Emancipation Memorial (Revisited)

We’re looking back into the 2019 archives and found this Weekender about the Emancipation Memorial in Washington D.C.  January 1st marked the 157th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and if you’re spending a wintry day in D.C., … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Fredericksburg Events

It’s Fredericksburg anniversary weekend and it seemed appropriate to share the history tours and walks that are hosted by the National Park Service on Saturday and Sunday. We’ve copied the listed from the NPS website and wish you a great … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Historic Holiday Events In Prince William County

What historic sites in your area are hosting Civil War Christmas Events? We’d love to hear about them in the comments. Our friends in Prince William County are hosting Civil War Christmas Events at two of their historic sites. Check … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: The Places We Return

This weekender is a little different…. Instead of sharing somewhere new to visit, let’s reflect on our favorite places to return to.

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ECW Weekender: Museum at Gateway Arch

The St. Louis Arch is an iconic monument and symbol in the United States, a celebration of frontiers, vision, and courage. But as I entered the museum (which is located underground, below the arch itself), I wondered what type of … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Historic Alexandria

Earlier this autumn, I had the opportunity to spend a few hours walking around historic downtown Alexandria, Virginia. I definitely did not have enough time to explore and plan to go back to explore Civil War history more specifically. As … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Mary Todd Lincoln House (from the archives)

If you follow Civil War related anniversaries on social media, you may have seen the reminder earlier this week marked the anniversary of Abraham and Mary Lincoln’s wedding on November 4, 1842. Here are two 1840’s photos of Abraham Lincoln … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender – Civil War History in the Pacific Northwest: San Juan Island

It was a stifling day as Asha and I walked the trail leading to American Camp. Despite the warm weather, we had a wonderful view from the southern point of San Juan Island. It’s hard to believe that this quaint … Continue reading

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