August 2019

Living history and much more to come

Updated 13 Feb 2019


3  NC  Dinner Theater, “Female Spies in the Civil War,” at the CSS Neuse Civil War interpretive Center in Kinston. 5:30 pm. $15/adult. Advance tickets required. historicsites.nc.gov/events/female-spies-civil-war-dinner-theater

3  FL  Living history, “Union Garrison,” camp and demonstrations at the Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach. 9 am-noon. Free with admission. floridastateparks.org/fortclinch

10-11  VA  Living history, “1862 — Heading North into Maryland,” Union and Confederate camps at Mt. Zion Historic Park, 40309 John Mosby Highway, Aldie. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 10 am-3 pm Sunday. Free. novaparks.com/parks/mt-zion-historic-park

16-18  IL  Living history “Galesburg Heritage Days,” at Lake Storey Park in Galesburg. Includes Civil War component. Free. galesburgheritagedays.org

17  PA  “An Evening with the Painting,” a special behind-the-scenes look at the Gettysburg Cyclorama at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 5-7 pm. $20/adult. Reservations: gettysburgfoundation.org

17  MD  Historic house tours, “Thomas House,” at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. 10 am-4 pm. Free. nps.gov/mono

23  VA  Car-caravan tour, “‘A Very Formidable Barrier’: Showdown on the Qpequon,” 10 am-noon. Free but registration required: shenandoahatwar.org

24  NC  Living history, “Life on Campaign,” at the Bentonville Battlefield near Four Oaks. Camps and demonstrations open 10 am. Free. historicsites.nc.gov/events/life-campaign-summer-living-history-bentonville-battlefield

24  MD   Ranger program, “Enslavement in the Free State: The Story of L’Hermitage,” the history of a French/Caribbean plantation on what became the Monocacy battlefield at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick. 10 am at the Best Farm. Free. nps.gov/mono

31-Sept 1  OR  Reenactment, “Battle for Clatsop County,” at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds in Astoria. Camps, demonstrations and battles. More info: nwcwc.net/battle-for-clatsop-county.html