Members Lead Parade

NAACP Afro-American Parade and Heritage Festival

The 27th annual African American Cultural and Heritage Festival will be held in Charles Town Aug. 16-18. The theme for the event, “400 Years Commemoration of Slavery – An American Evolution,” marks the 400th anniversary of the first recorded slaves entering Virginia. The parade, which will include the 54th Massachusetts

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Remembering Fort Pillow

Tribute and Commemoration of the men, women and children who were brutalized on April 12, 1864 Hosted by the Descendants of Union Soldiers Who Survived the Massacre at Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864 Please meet at the Fort Pillow Visitors Center at 11 am. The ceremony will be begin

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Civil War Encampment at Fort C.F. Smith Park

You are invited to join the staff of Fort C.F. Smith Park for a day of living history with the Union army. From 1861 to 1865, the Union army occupied Arlington County, using it as a defensive line to protect the District of Columbia. Come learn about the rich Civil

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Abraham Lincoln Funeral Train Re-Enactment

Join us for the First Re-Enactment at the 154th Year Anniversary Honoring One of America’s Greatest Presidents and Heroes. 2 Opportunities to Experience this Historical Event 1-Day General Admission or 2-Day VIP Experience Click here to purchase tickets. Both days will include seeing and experiencing: The only Full-Scale Replica of

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USCT Units at Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day Parade

An annual event held in conjunction with the Gettysburg Address anniversary. A parade of Civil War living history groups begins at 1:00pm. Join us in honoring the soldiers and civilians of the American Civil War in this special annual parade held in conjunction with the Gettysburg Address anniversary. The parade

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Ft. Stephens

Ft. Stevens Living History Camp

Fort Stevens was part of the extensive fortifications built around Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War. This event commemorates the history of the battle fought there in 1864 and the arrival of President Lincoln to the battleground. The fort was constructed in 1861 as “Fort Massachusetts” and later enlarged

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Yankees in Falmouth

12th Annual Yankees in Falmouth

History comes alive at the 12th Annual Yankees in Falmouth! And Some Confederates Too! Walk back in time and experience Falmouth the way it was 150 years ago during the Civil War! Come out and meet Union and Confederate soldiers and see their camps! President Lincoln will also be at

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Fairfax Civil War Days

2nd Fairfax History Day

Hayrides, House Tours, Cannon Firing, Camps, Cricket Games & Living History Presenters and Displays. Meet Lee, Mosby, Clara Barton & Others. $5 for ages 12 and older; $3 3-12; free under 3.  Free parking at Fairfax High School and free shuttle to site. Proceeds benefit restoration of Historic Blenheim.

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Ft. Ward

Ft. Ward Civil War Camp Day

Reenactors from the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Co. B., and the 23rd U.S.C.T. will stage a military encampment that portrays the history, training and soldier life of African American units associated with the Civil War Defenses of Washington. Visitors will learn about the role of the U.S.C.T. in the Union

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