Every second Wednesday of the month, the Museum of the Confederacy and the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park are partnering to bring the Civil War Sesquicentennial to Appomattox. Each month, a knowledgable speaker will lead a discussion on a topic or event's 150th anniversary. The talks will take place upstairs at Baine's Books and Coffee.
Join Barry Morris, former director of the Appomattox Public Library on May 9, 2012 for a talk on "Stonewall" in the Valley.
A progressive cocktail party featuring the gardens and green spaces of the Valentine Richmond History Center, the John Marshall House, the Museum and White House of the Confederacy, Monumental Church (Historic Richmond Foundation) and the VCU Massey Cancer Center. All five sites are located in downtown Richmond’s historic Court End neighborhood and will be open throughout the evening, with a variety of music and refreshments at each. A complimentary shuttle will circulate throughout the evening. Guests may begin and end their evening at any of the five sites.
Throughout the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the Museum of the Confederacy-Richmond will be hosting a monthly series of talks devoted to a topic or event's 150th anniversary. These talks, normally scheduled for the third Friday of the month, are free for members and Richmond area residents, and are included with Museum admission for all others.
Speaker Susan Polich will cover 19th-Century women's fashions in this program, which will be offered twice on Saturday, May 19, 2012. The first session begins at 1:00pm and the second session begins at 3:00pm.