September

Civil War bus tours, artifacts show and more: SEPTEMBER 2018

Updated 19 Jan 2018


1  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

1 TN Living history, “16th Alabama,” camp and demonstration at Point Park on Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga. 9:30 am-4 pm. $7/adult park fee. nps.gov/chch

1-2 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

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

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

8  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

8  TN  “Hallowed Ground,” lantern tours of the Stones River National Cemetery at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. 6:45 and 7 pm. Free. Reservation info: nps.gov/stri (click calendar).

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

8 MD Bus tour, “John Wilkes Booth Escape Route,” sponsored by sponsored by the Surratt House Museum in Clinton. 7 am-7 pm. $85. surrattmuseum.org

15  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

15 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

15 MD Bus tour, “John Wilkes Booth Escape Route,” sponsored by sponsored by the Surratt House Museum in Clinton. 7 am-7 pm. $85. surrattmuseum.org

15-16 GA Anniversary activities including special ranger programs and tours at the Chickamauga Battlefield NMP. 8:30 am-5 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch

18-19 GA Anniversary activities including special ranger programs and tours at the Chickamauga Battlefield NMP. 8:30 am-5 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch

22  VA  Walking tour, “Battle of Smithfield,” begins at the Isle of Wight Museum, 103 Main St, Smithfield. 2 pm. historicisleofwight.com

22  VA  Boat tour, “Potomac Blockade,” cruise the sites of the early-war Confederate blockade of Washington DC. Begins at Leesylvania State Park, 2002 Daniel K. Ludwig Drive, Woodbridge. 10 am-1 pm. $45. More info, reservations: 703-792-5618.

22  MD  Bus tour, “John Wilkes Booth Escape Route,” sponsored by sponsored by the Surratt House Museum in Clinton. 7 am-7 pm. $85. surrattmuseum.org

22-23  TN  Living history, “Cavalry at Stones River,” at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro. Demos 11 am and 2 pm. Free. nps.gov/stri

22-23  MD  Living history, “Civil War Days,” at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore. Military and civilian living history and exhibits. 10 am-4 pm Saturday, 11 am-4 pm Sunday. Free with museum admission. borail.org

28-30  NC  Tours, “Two Weeks of Fury,” includes guided tours of Civil War Fayetteville and the Averasboro, Bentonville and Monroe’s Crossroads battlefields. Optional Kinston programs Friday. $350 or $395. Tour slots very limited. See ncdcr.gov/two-weeks-fury-symposium-tour for more info.

29 GA Living history, artillery demonstrations at the Chickamauga Battlefield NMP. 10:30 and 11:30 am, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 pm. Free. nps.gov/chch

29  IL  Chicagoland Civil War Show at the DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton. Artifacts and more for show and sale. 9 am-4 pm. $9. chicagocivilwarshow.com


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