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2 PA Lecture/bus
tour, “Historic Civil War Taverns of Adams County,” Gettysburg area
battle-related taverns toured. Lecture at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center
at noon followed by 2-4 pm bus tour. $.
2 VA “Christmas
on the Farm,” at the Virginia Museum of the Civil War in New Market. Living
history, music, Christmas treats and more. 10 am-3 pm. Free with admission.
Illumination driving tour at the Antietam National Battlefield in
Sharpsburg. 23,000 candles on the battlefield. Tour begins 6 pm. Note:
Visitor center and tour roads close at 3 pm. Free.
2-3 WV Living
history, “Captain Flagg’s US Quartermaster City, 1864: Prospects of Peace,”
at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Free with park admission. nps.gov/hafe
2-3 VA Civil
War Santa Claus, refreshments and music Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State
Park near Crewe. Noon-4 pm Saturday, 2-4 pm Sunday. Free.
“Evening with the Painting,” special tour of the Battle of Gettysburg
Cyclorama at the Gettysburg NMP visitor center. 5-6:30 pm. $.
Lecture, “A Devastating Team: The Mississippi Flotilla and Joint Operations
in the Mississippi River Valley,” at the National Civil War Museum in
Harrisburg. 1 pm. Free (regular admission to galleries applies).
Living history, “Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital,” at Christ
Lutheran Church, 30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg. 7:30 pm. Free.
9 VA Christmas
Open House at Historic Sandusky in Lynchburg. Food, crafts and period Santa
Claus. 10 am-2 pm. Free. historicsandusky.org
9 VA Lecture,
at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. 2:30 pm. Free with admission.
9 VA Special
holiday tours of Liberia, 8601 Portner Ave, Manassas. Civil War-oriented
tours of the former headquarters mansion 5, 6 and 7 pm. $.
9-10 MD Special
Christmas activities, exhibits, decorations and refreshments at the Surratt
House Museum in Clinton. Noon-4 pm.
10 VA Open
house, “Court End Christmas,” annual event in downtown Richmond. Museums and
historic houses, including the White House of the Confederacy, open for the
holidays. Noon-5 pm. Free.
11 VA Lecture,
“Confederate Christians’ Pro-Slavery Manifesto,” at Triple Crossing Brewing,
5203 Hatcher St, Richmond. 6:30 pm. Free. acwm.org
12 VA Lecture,
“Central Virginia: Bread or Blood,” at Macado’s, 200 E Third St, Farmville.
6:30 pm. Free. acwm.org
14 VA Lecture/reception,
“The Civil War’s Most Notorious Guerrilla,” at the American Civil War Museum
in Appomattox. 6:30 pm reception, 7 pm lecture. $. acwm.org
16 MD Lecture,
“’Great Risk of Opium Eating,’” at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine
in Frederick. 2:30 pm. Free with admission.
16 PA “Christmas
at the Pass,” period living history and more at the Monterey Pass
battlefield, 14325 Buchanan Trail East, near Waynesboro. Noon-4 pm. $
16-17 VA “19th
Century Christmas” at Ellwood Manor on the Wilderness Battlefield, near
Routes 3 and 20 west of Fredericksburg. Period decorations, refreshments and
music. 9 am-2 pm Saturday, Noon-3 pm Sunday. Period Santa Claus 9 am-noon
31 PA General
Meade’s Birthday Celebration at Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Ave,
Philadelphia. Annual event with gun salute, toast. Noon. $ donation
Ongoing: The War Came By Train/The B&O Railroad and the American Civil War. B&O Railroad museum. 901 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21223 $
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