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.

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

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.

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

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:

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

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

24  NC  Living history, “Life on Campaign,” at the Bentonville Battlefield near Four Oaks. Camps and demonstrations open 10 am. Free.

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.

31-Sept 1  OR  Reenactment, “Battle for Clatsop County,” at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds in Astoria. Camps, demonstrations and battles. More info: