February 2019

Reenactments, live-fire competition, tours of several kinds

Updated 12 Dec 2018


1-3  FL  Living history, “Civil War Heritage Days,” at Fort Taylor Historic State Park in Key West. 8 am-4 pm. Free with admission. fortzacharytaylor.com

2  FL  Candlelight tour of the Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach. 6:15-7:15 pm. Park fee plus $3. floridastateparks.org/fortclinch

2  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

2  PA  Lecture, “The War for the Common Soldier,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

3  KS  Lecture, “Stop the Press! Late-Breaking News from Bleeding Kansas,” at Constitution Hall in Lecompton. 2 pm. $3 donation. kshs.org/p/constitution-hall-programs/18579

PA  Lecture, “On the Tenuous Edge of Freedom: Gettysburg’s African-American Community Before, During and After the Battle,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

PA  Lecture, “Scapegoat or Scandal?: JEB Stuart during the Gettysburg Campaign,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

10  KS  Lecture, “War on the Border 1854-1865: Kansas & Missouri,” at Constitution Hall in Lecompton. 2 pm. $3 donation. kshs.org/p/constitution-hall-programs/18579

10  PA  Lecture, “Twilight at Gettysburg: The 1938 Reunion of the Blue and Gray,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

10-11  GA  Living history, special tours at the Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site near Dallas. 10 am-4 pm. Free.

15-17  FL  Reenactment, “Battle of Olustee,” at the Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park in Lake City. Night cannon fire Friday. Camps, music and demonstrations all weekend. Battles at 3:30 pm Saturday, 1:30 pm Sunday. $10/adult. battleofolustee.org

16  FL  Living history, Union camp and demonstrations at at Fort Taylor Historic State Park in Key West. 10 am-2 pm. Free with admission. fortzacharytaylor.com

16  PA  Lecture, “Eisenhower and the American Civil War,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

17  KS  Lecture, “Do Not Hurt: The Early Animal-Rights Movement and 1856 Kansas Free State Vegetarian Settlement,” at Constitution Hall in Lecompton. 2 pm. $3 donation. kshs.org/p/constitution-hall-programs/18579

17  PA  Lecture, “From Albuquerque to Richmond: Longstreet’s Long Journey from New Mexico to the Seat of War,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

23  PA  Lecture, “Unprecedented Discovery at Manassas National Battlefield,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

24  KS  Lecture, “The Battle of Mine Creek: Border War Brutality,” at Constitution Hall in Lecompton. 2 pm. $3 donation. kshs.org/p/constitution-hall-programs/18579

24  PA  Lecture, “Lincoln Mythed: Memorial Biographies and the Damage Done to History — A Discussion,” at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 1:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/gett

24-25  SC  Reenactment, “Battle of Aiken,” at 1210 Powell Pond Road, Aiken. Camps and demonstrations with battles each day. $12/adult. battleofaiken.org