Hinsonville's Heroes

Launch Ceremony for “Hinsonville’s Heroes”

Walls descendants and members of the Lincoln University community will gather on Sunday, February 18 at 4 pm for a launch ceremony for “Hinsonville’s Heroes” at Mary Dod Chapel on Lincoln’s campus, a short distance from Hosanna where 10 of the 18 men from the village are buried, including 2

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Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Jubilee

In honor of Black History Month and the 200th celebration of Frederick Douglass’ birth, join many of Baltimore’s most exciting attractions for an afternoon of FREE performances and interactive family-friendly activities.

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John Brown Farm House

Open House at John Brown’s Farm

The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment will be doing a living history with tents and other camp gear. We will be camped directly in front of the house. There will also be house tours, live country blues, food and fun for all ages. On July 3, 1859, infamous abolitionist John

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Theodore Roosevelt’s Birthday Celebration

Help us celebrate the 159th birthday of our 26th president with an afternoon of activities designed to appeal to the young—or young at heart—in all of us. Drop in for birthday treats and hands-on activities in the memorial plaza on Theodore Roosevelt Island. Members of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

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Hampton Roads Commemoration

Battle of Hampton Roads Commemoration

On March 8, 1862, the CSS Virginia entered the waters of Hampton Roads and destroyed the USS Cumberland and the USS Congress in a battle that showed the supremacy of iron over wood. The following day the Union ironclad Monitor met the Virginia in a battle, which, though fought to

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Battle of Ft. Wagner

The Second Battle of Fort Wagner, also known as the Second Assault on Morris Island or the Battle of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, was fought on July 18, 1863, during the American Civil War. Union Army troops commanded by Brig. Gen. Quincy Gillmore, launched an unsuccessful assault on the Confederate

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10th Annual Yankees in Falmouth

History comes alive at the 10th 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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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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Members Lead Parade

African American Cultural & Heritage Festival

The African American Heritage Festival is held the 3rd Saturday in August. Locations are downtown Charles Town, Wright Denny Elementary, and alternative school grounds at Avis and Lawrence Street. This event showcases the history and talent of the African American community in Jefferson County, with vendors, a parade, and live entertainment

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