August

Civil War living history, music, lantern tours: AUGUST 2018

Updated 17 Jan 2018


4  TN  Bicycle tour of the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. Ranger-led 90-minute ride meets 8:45 am at the visitor center. Free. nps.gov/stri

4  AL   Anniversary commemoration, “Battle of Mobile Day,” special talks, tours, living history at the Fort Morgan State Historic Site, west of Gulf Shores. 9 am-3 pm. Free with admission. fort-morgan.org

4-5 FL  Living history, “Union Garrison,” camp and demonstrations at Fort Clinch State Park, 2601 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach. 9 am-5 pm Saturday, 9 am-noon Sunday. Regular admission plus $2.50 event fee. floridastateparks.org/park-events/Fort-Clinch

5  GA  Living history, “Civil War Music,” at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Kennesaw. 11 am-3 pm. Free. nps.gov/kemo

10-11 PA Gettysburg Music Muster at the Gettysburg NMP. Music throughout the park and in town. Free. nps.gov/gett

11  TN  Living history and talks, “‘Something Was Up’: The Final Fight at McFadden’s Ford,” at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. Camp and demonstrations. Free. nps.gov/stri

11  TN  “Hallowed Ground,” lantern tours of the Stones River National Cemetery at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. 7:15 and 7:45 pm. Free. Reservation info: nps.gov/stri (click calendar).

11  VA  Candlelight tour of Ben Lomond Historic Site, 1861 Confederate hospital, 10321 Sudley Manor Drive, Manassas. 8-9 pm. $10. 703-367-7872.

11 VA Living history, “The Long March North to Gettysburg,” Confederate and Union camps at Mt. Zion Historic Park, 40309 John Mosby Highway, Aldie. 9 am-5 pm. Free. novaparks.com/parks/mt-zion-historic-park

11-12 GA Living history, “North Carolinians at Chickamauga,” at the Chickamauga Battlefield NBP. Camp and demonstrations. Free. nps.gov/chch

18  TN  Bicycle tour of the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. Ranger-led 90-minute ride meets 8:45 am at the visitor center. Free. nps.gov/stri

18 GA Ranger-guided bike ride of the Chickamauga Battlefield NMP. 9:30-11:30 am. Free. Loaner bikes available, call 706-866-9241 for reservations. nps.gov/chch

18  VA  Bus tour, “Second Manassas,” sites related to the 1862 battle. Leaves from the Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park,10707 General Kirkland Drive, Bristow. 8:30 am-4 pm. $70. Reservations, more info: 703-366-3049.

19  GA  Living history, “Civil War Music,” at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Kennesaw. 11 am-3 pm. Free. nps.gov/kemo

25  TN  Bicycle tour of the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. Ranger-led 90-minute ride meets 8:45 am at the visitor center. Free. nps.gov/stri

25  TN  “Hallowed Ground,” lantern tours of the Stones River National Cemetery at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. 7:15 and 7:45 pm. Free. Reservation info: nps.gov/stri (click calendar).

25 TN Living history, artillery demonstrations at Point Park, Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga. Demos at 11:30 am, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 pm. $7 park admission. nps.gov/chch

25  VA  Car-caravan tour, “Battle of Bull Run Bridge,” sites related to this 1862 prelude to Second Manassas. Begins at Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park,10707 General Kirkland Drive, Bristow. 8-11 am. $20/vehicle.

25-26  VA  Anniversary walking tours, “Battle of Kettle Run,” prelude to Second Manassas, at Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park,10707 General Kirkland Drive, Bristow. 1-4 pm. $5. 703-366-3049.


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