April 2020

National Park Day, Lincoln assassination conference and more.

| Updated 4 January 2020 |


 

3 VA  Lunch discussion, “Battle of Memphis,” at the Mariners’ Park Cafe in the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 12:30 pm. Discussion is free. marinersmuseum.org

3-5   MD Conference, “Lincoln Assassination Studies: Snapshots From the Big Picture,” tours and lectures sponsored by the Surratt Society, in Clinton. $225, tours extra. All details: surrattmuseum.org

4  ALL  American Battlefield Trust’s “Park Day.” Annual volunteer cleanup and repair at Civil War sites across the country. battlefields.org/events/park-day

4  PA  Lecture, “Civil War Prisons — Dark Tourism,” at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg. 1 pm. Free. nationalcivilwarmuseum.org

4-5  MD  Living history, medical talks and demonstrations at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. Free with admission. civilwarmed.org

10 VA  Lunch discussion, “Red River Campaign,” at the Mariners’ Park Cafe in the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 12:30 pm. Discussion is free. marinersmuseum.org

11  VA Lecture, “French Forrest, CSN,” at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 2:30 pm. Free with admission. marinersmuseum.org

16-18  VA Conference, “‘Our Hour Had Come,’ New Market, Piedmont and the Fall of Staunton,” in Staunton. Includes lectures, tours and special events. $425/full conference. Details: shenandoahatwar.org

25-26  MD  “Commemoration of the Sinking of the Black Diamond,” 1865 accident off St. Clement’s Island on the Potomac. Programs at the St. Clement’s Island Museum, 38370 Point Breeze Road, Colton’s Point. Free. civilwarmed.org