Augusta | Classic South | 3/1/2013 - 12/29/2015
In observance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Augusta Canal National Heritage Area presents a Petersburg boat tour highlighting Augusta's role as a Confederate city. The one-hour tour explores the behind-the-lines role that the canal played in supplying the troops, including the famous Confederate...
Andersonville | Presidential Pathways | 2/1/2014 - 12/5/2015
During the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, park staff will conduct a series of programs on the first Saturday of each month. These programs will explore the events, conditions, or emotions of prisoners during the war. To expand the prisoner story, the park will also feature other Civil War prisons...
Columbus | Presidential Pathways | 8/16/2015 - 1/10/2016
The Columbus Museum recently acquired several items from the collection of the late Russell County Circuit Court Judge George Greene. An avid collector of local historical artifacts for decades, Greene served on the Museum's History Committee and applied a keen eye to capturing the rich heritage of the...
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...
Columbus | Presidential Pathways | 8/23/2015 - 7/31/2016
In August, artist René Shoemaker will transform the Galleria with an exhibition of large-scale silk paintings, on view until the following July. Shoemaker, a long-time resident of Athens, Georgia, creates hand-painted silk works that celebrate the distinctive character of a city or place. For her exhibition...
Milledgeville | Historic Heartland | 11/21/2015 - 12/23/2015
Celebrate a true antebellum Christmas at the Old Governor's Mansion! Witness the mansion transform into a scene from the 1800s. Christmas at the Mansion runs November 21-25 and then December 1-23. Regular tours are held on the hour daily. Call 478-445-4545 for updated tour information.
Lumpkin | Presidential Pathways | 12/5/2015
Celebrate the season with handmade candles, handmade wreaths, and see a tree lighting with real candles. Our historic homes will be decorated with greens, and you will be invited to help your children craft a small Christmas treasure for your tree.
Lithia Springs | Atlanta Metro | 12/5/2015 - 12/26/2015
This mile-long hike (easy to moderate) will lead to the five story ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester textile mill and focus on the history of the Sweetwater Creek Valley. This ranger-led hike will include seeing the lovely whitewater rapids which provide great photo opportunities. Meet at the...
Columbus | Presidential Pathways | 12/5/2015 - 12/6/2015
The real Santa Claus is coming back to town, and he's setting up shop at the National Civil War Naval Museum! Join us for our Victorian Christmas Open House, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5-6, 2015. Enjoy carolers, museum tours, concert by the Columbus Brass, a reading of the classic "Twas the Night Before...
Lithia Springs | Atlanta Metro | 12/12/2015 - 2/6/2016
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...
Crawfordville | Classic South | 12/12/2015
Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens' home, Liberty Hall, will be decorated with styles of the Victorian Christmas past. Come enjoy Victorian era games, music, role players, our Confederate museum, and we promise a great time. Refreshments will be served.
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...