The Civil War in Georgia Commemorating 150 years Civil War Georgia Sesquicentennial

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  • Civil War Exhibit

    Civil War Exhibit

    Sandersville | Classic South | 8/18/2015 - 8/18/2016

    A rotating exhibition of Civil War artifacts, memorabilia and other collectables are on display in this exciting and very popular exhibition. Visitors will view personal letters written by Civil War Veterans to their love ones in Washington County. Weapons, uniforms and other components of the Confederate...

  • Super Museum Sunday

    Super Museum Sunday

    Midway | The Coast | 2/7/2016

    Join us on Sunday, February, 7, 2016, for Super Museum Sunday from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. Admission and tours are free. The Midway Museum is Georgia's only Colonial museum and offers a fascinating educational experience from the Colonial period through the Civil War. The past comes alive with treasures and...

  • Atlanta Campaign Course

    Atlanta Campaign Course

    Kennesaw | Atlanta Metro | 2/8/2016 - 2/29/2016

    During the early days of May 1864, the Federal armies of Major General William T. Sherman entered Georgia, and began moving toward Atlanta. General Joseph E. Johnston and the Army of Tennessee attempted to thwart their advance, and a campaign of maneuver resulted. This course will cover the military...

  • Valentine's Civil War Dinner and Dance

    Valentine's Civil War Dinner and Dance

    Richmond Hill | The Coast | 2/13/2016

    This is the perfect chance for history lovers to get together for an evening full of fun and great food. Stop buy for a lovely roast dinner for two, under the candlelight of a Civil War site. Includes a tour of the fort, era singing and dancing, and a nighttime cannon firing.

  • "Ruins to Rapids" Full Moon Hike

    "Ruins to Rapids" Full Moon Hike

    Lithia Springs | Atlanta Metro | 2/22/2016

    This 1.5-mile hike is moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War-era textile mill ruins of New Manchester and follows the lovely rapids (up to class IV) of Sweetwater Creek. A flashlight and sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. No children under 6 or dogs. Meet inside the Visitor's Center...

  • Candlelight Hike to the Mill

    Candlelight Hike to the Mill

    Lithia Springs | Atlanta Metro | 3/5/2016

    This mile-long guided night hike is moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War era textile mill ruins of New Manchester alongside the beautiful rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns are provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. No reservations possible. Meet and pay (exact...

  • The Battle of Fort Pulaski 151st Anniversary

    The Battle of Fort Pulaski 151st Anniversary

    Tybee Island | The Coast | 4/9/2016 - 4/10/2016

    Fort Pulaski National Monument will offer two days of programming in April to commemorate the 154th Anniversary of the Siege and Reduction of Fort Pulaski. A diverse array of activities will be offered to recognize the Battle of Fort Pulaski in 1862. Activities will take place from April 9-10, 2016....

  • Arrest of Alexander Hamilton Stephens

    Arrest of Alexander Hamilton Stephens

    Crawfordville | Classic South | 5/14/2016

    On May 11, 1865, A.H. Stephens was arrested and charged with treason. Come out and experience a live re-enactment of his arrest and his homecoming that took place on October 27, 1865. In addition to the re-enactment, we will have period performers and demonstrators.

  • 152nd Battle Commemoration and National Trails Day Hike

    152nd Battle Commemoration and National Trails Day Hike

    Dallas | Historic High Country | 6/4/2016

    This battle was one of the few Confederate victories. Witness artillery and musket firing demonstrations. Learn what it was like to be a soldier at this battle. See how civilians were affected by this battle. Finish the afternoon with a guided interpretive hike on the actual battlefield.

  • Civil War Junior Ranger Camp

    Civil War Junior Ranger Camp

    Dallas | Historic High Country | 7/7/2016 - 7/9/2016

    Join us for this Civil War-themed Junior Ranger Camp. The camp is for children ages 8 to 12 years old. See black powder weapons firing, including a cannon. Feel a slithering snake in your hand, get your feet wet in a creek hike while earning a Junior Ranger badge. Pre-registration is required.

  • Civil War Olympics

    Civil War Olympics

    Richmond Hill | The Coast | 8/6/2016

    Just like the athletes who show their strength and agility in games of skill, soldiers of the Civil War needed to be strong and agile. Join us for our first Civil War Olympics where kids can test their skills against formidable Confederate opponents.

  • Labor Day Celebration at the Fort

    Labor Day Celebration at the Fort

    Richmond Hill | The Coast | 9/3/2016

    Come for a relaxing and entertaining day for the whole family. Civil War soldiers will be firing rifles and cannons throughout the day while presenting living history programs.

  • Harvest Time at the Homestead

    Harvest Time at the Homestead

    Acworth | Atlanta Metro | 9/17/2016 - 9/18/2016

    See apple cider being made with a shredder and a press. Participate in pioneer games. Play with pioneer style toys. See Civil War style cannons and rifles fire. Feel what it was like to be a civilian or a soldier in North Georgia during the Civil War.

  • Andersonville Historic Fair

    Andersonville Historic Fair

    Andersonville | Presidential Pathways | 10/1/2016 - 10/2/2016

    History comes alive in Andersonville the first weekend in October when hundreds of Civil War reenactors set up camps and stage two realistic mock battles, the first at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, and the second at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. Sutlers selling Civil War uniforms and accoutrements and...

  • Civil War Candle Lantern Tour

    Civil War Candle Lantern Tour

    Richmond Hill | The Coast | 10/8/2016

    See Civil War soldiers go about their evening duties. Stop in the barracks for hot cider and cookies, then prepare yourself for a blast with a cannon firing over the Ogeechee River. Tours will be held every half hour, with the last at 9:30 p.m.

  • Civil War Reenactment

    Civil War Reenactment

    Helen | Northeast Georgia Mountains | 11/5/2016 - 11/6/2016

    The Civil War re-enactment will feature period sutlers villages, demonstrations and camps. Skirmishes between the Union and Confederate armies will recreate some of the war's most interesting battles. The event will feature living history demonstrations and re-enactors from across the country. The re-enactment...

  • Soldier and Civilian Life during the Civil War and Candlelight Tours

    Soldier and Civilian Life during the Civil War and Candlelight Tours

    Dallas | Historic High Country | 11/11/2016 - 11/12/2016

    Join us to learn about the life of soldiers and civilians during the Civil War. See civilian and military living history demonstrations. Later that night, participate in a guided interpretive tour. Relive the tense moments of the night battle at Pickett's Mill. Preregistration is required.

  • Battle of Griswoldville Anniversary Commemoration (OFF SITE PROGRAM)

    Battle of Griswoldville Anniversary Commemoration (OFF SITE PROGRAM)

    Macon | Historic Heartland | 11/19/2016

    This event will take place at Griswoldville Battlefield 30 miles east of Jarrell Plantation. Learn about the hastily planned attempt by Georgia militia to halt Union General Sherman’s March to the Sea in November 1864. The event includes soldier life portrayals and encampments, battlefield tour...

  • Candlelight Christmas at Liberty Hall

    Candlelight Christmas at Liberty Hall

    Crawfordville | Classic South | 12/10/2016

    Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens' home, Liberty Hall, will be decorated with styles of the Victorian Christmas past. Come enjoy a candlelight tour, and crafts all accompanied by the sounds of the Victorian Era. Refreshments will be served.

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