Henrico in Motion

Join us as Henrico comes to life through cycling, history and family fun! Be the first to ride your bike on the new connector trail through Dorey Park to the Virginia Capital Trail. Visit historic Henrico villages as your travel the new trail. Come see the Farms Museum – living

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Civil War Afro-American Museum – Drill Day

The African American Civil War Museum [“AACWM”] opened its doors in January of 1999 and communicates the stories of the USCT through photographs, documents, artifacts, seminars by staff, and historic presentations by community members – volunteer re-enactors, to help visitors understand the largely unknown role of soldiers who fought for

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Camp of Instruction – Ft. Stevens Park

Fort Stevens was part of the extensive fortifications built around Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War. The fort was constructed in 1861 as “Fort Massachusetts” and later enlarged by the Union Army and renamed “Fort Stevens” after Brig. Gen. Isaac Ingalls Stevens, who was killed at the Battle of

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Fairfax Civil War Day

Activities inlcude: Historic Blenheim House (First Floor) Tours, Grandma’s Cottage Open for Self-Guided Tours, Civil War Interpretive Center Gallery Open, Exhibits:  “Civil War Journey,”  “Maps and Sketches of Private Robert Sneden,” and Historic Blenheim House Attic Replica, Presentations/Talks:  Civil War Interpretive Center Multi-Purpose Room, Civil War Authors Tent, Wagon Rides,

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Battle of Olustee

Battle of Olustee

The Battle of Olustee or Battle of Ocean Pond was fought in Baker County, Florida on February 20, 1864, during the American Civil War. It was the largest battle fought in Florida during the war. Thousands of reenactors from across the U.S., and even from overseas, come to the Olustee

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Wilson's Wharf Group Fall In

Civil War Afro-American Museum – Drill Day

The African American Civil War Museum [“AACWM”] opened its doors in January of 1999 and communicates the stories of the USCT through photographs, documents, artifacts, seminars by staff, and historic presentations by community members – volunteer re-enactors, to help visitors understand the largely unknown role of soldiers who fought for

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Civil War Afro-American Museum – Drill Day

The African American Civil War Museum [“AACWM”] opened its doors in January of 1999 and communicates the stories of the USCT through photographs, documents, artifacts, seminars by staff, and historic presentations by community members – volunteer re-enactors, to help visitors understand the largely unknown role of soldiers who fought for

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Civil War Afro-American Museum – Drill Day

The African American Civil War Museum [“AACWM”] opened its doors in January of 1999 and communicates the stories of the USCT through photographs, documents, artifacts, seminars by staff, and historic presentations by community members – volunteer re-enactors, to help visitors understand the largely unknown role of soldiers who fought for

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Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

Civil War History of the Gardens, and the difficulty Civil War Veterans would have as they began to head home and reajust to civilian life. The Gardens was actually started by a veteran of the Union Army, Walter Shaw in the 1880’s. Living History Camp.

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