November 2019

Illumination, living history, reenactments and much more to come

Updated 22 Aug 2019


2  MD  Special programs, “155 Years of Emancipation in Maryland,” at the Monocacy National Battlefield and the Burr Artz Library in Frederick. Schedule: nps.gov/mono

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

2-3  OK  Reenactment, “Battle of Honey Springs,” at the historic battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road, Checotah. Camps and demonstrations with battles 1 pm each day. $5/adult. okhistory.org/sites/honeyspringsbattle

2-6  VA  Tour, “Petersburg to Appomattox,” includes bus and walking tours. $725. Details, registration: civilwartours.org

7-9  TN  Living history, “Blue and Gray Days,” at Carnton and Carter House in Franklin. Details: boft.org/events

8-9  PA  Seminar, “Gone But Not Forgotten,” in Gettysburg. Gettysburg Guide tours focus on locations and landmarks that were once part of the Gettysburg NMP but are no longer there. $125. Details, registration: gettysburgtourguides.org/2019-fall-seminar

9  VA  Lecture, “Robert Smalls and the CSS Planter,” at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 2:30 pm. Free with $1 museum admission. marinersmuseum.org

10  VA  Ranger program, “Life in the Borderland: The Limits and Possibilities of Freedom for Enslaved and Free Blacks,” meets at the Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHS visitor station, 7712 Main St, Middletown. 5 pm. Free. nps.gov/cebe

15-16  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

23  PA  Living history, talk, and ceremony, “North & South Reunion, Handshake Across the Wall,” at “The Angle” on the Gettysburg NMP. The 1913 Gettysburg reunion remembered. 3 pm. Free. facebook.com/WSHancockSociety

23-24  TX  Reenactment, “Civil War Weekend,” at Liendo Plantation, 38653 Wyatt Chapel Road, Hempstead. Camps and demonstrations 9 am-5 pm with battles at 2 pm both days. $10/adult day pass. liendoplantation.com/liendo/civil-war-weekend

30  TN  Annual Anniversary Illumination in Franklin. 10,000 luminaries at Carnton and Carter House in Franklin. Begins at dusk. Free. Details: boft.org/events