The Week Ahead: October 24th – October 30th
In celebration of Halloween, there are several "spooky" Civil War events this week.
October 25th @9am-5pm: The Virginia Ordinance of Secession displayed @ the Library of Virginia (Richmond, VA).
October 25th @6pm: The Johnson County Library will host a community issues forum, “The Border War” @ the Central Resource Library (Overland Park, KS).
October 25th @ 6pm: "Night at the Museum," Civil War "ghosts" @ the American Civil War Museum of Ohio (Tiffin, OH).
October 26th @7pm: “Why Rhett wasn’t with Scarlet when Atlanta was burning" on blockade runners at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (Petersburg, VA).
October 26th @7pm: “Evolution of Military Medicine" @ the Virginia Historical Society (Richmond, VA).
October 26th @7:30pm: The Long Branch Historical Association will tackle the subject of the Civil War at a meeting featuring two Civil War-era characters @ City Hall (Long Branch, NJ).
October 27th @11:15am: “The Confederacy and the World," a special look at the White House of the Confederacy @ the Museum of the Confederacy(Richmond, VA).
October 27th @6pm: "American Oracle: the Civil War in the Civil Rights Era" with David Blight, at Lincoln’s Cottage (Washington, DC).
October 29th @10am-4pm: "‘We Shall Have Graveyards at Every Door’: The Lower Shenandoah Valley’s Border Region during the Civil War" @ Lord Fairfax Community College's Center for Civil War History (VA).
October 29th @10am-4pm: “Ship’s Company" on the USS Constellation in Baltimore Harbor (MD).
October 29th @12-5pm: “Mosby: Scout Along the Turnpike" along Route 50 (between Atoka and Aldie, VA).
October 29th @5pm-12am: "Ghosts of Green Hill" 1860s Halloween at Green Hill Farm (near Sharpsburg, MD).
October 29th @6-9pm: "The Seizure of Arlington and the Homeless Lees" @ Arlington National Cemetery (VA).
October 29th @7-9pm: “Spirits of New Market," spooky soldiers return at the New Market State Historical Park (New Market, VA).
October 29th @ 8pm: "Ghosts of the Battlefield" tours at the Lotz House (Franklin, TN).
October 29th & 30th: “Artillery at Antietam" @ the Antietam National Battlefield (near Sharpsburg, MD).
October 29th & 30th @11am-4pm: “Under Fire: The Battle of Harpers Ferry 1862," artillery camp and demonstrations at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (WV).
Through October 30th: “A Nation Divided: The Heartland Responds,” an exhibition of Civil War photography, art and artifacts @ the Canton Museum of Art (OH).
October 30th @1pm: "Grisly Tales from Civil War Washington" @ Fort Bunker Hill (Washington, D.C.).
October 30th @ 2pm: “War, Peace and Memory" @ the Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park (between Amelia and Farmville, VA).
Those are the events for the week. If you would like to add your event to The Week Ahead, please email us.
Have a Great Week!
Laura June Davis, Blog & Social Media Editor
Photo Credit: Bob Carney.